When you get to your 50s, you should be paying a lot more attention to your super savings. So you need to know all the rules about making contributions and withdrawing money from your account.
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In the early to mid stages of your working life you need to pay attention to your super to ensure it’s growing steadily. But you also need to know the rules about making contributions and withdrawals.
When you’re in your teens you are new to the super system, so it’s important to learn how much and when you can contribute and when you can get your hands on your savings.
Retiring due to ill health is much more common than you might think, and it can severely impact your super. We look at some tips that can help if the unexpected happens.
Accurate asset valuation is integral to ensuring SMSF compliance with super legislation. SMSF assets must be valued at their current market value. SMSF trustees can take responsibility for valuing many types of assets if they wish, or they can use the services of independent professional valuers.
On 1 July 2017, the transfer balance cap was introduced for Australians in retirement. Find out how it works and whether it impacts you.
Learn more about the transfer balance cap in the following SuperGuide articles:
Besides being a great way to save for retirement, Australia’s super system offers some valuable – but little-known – benefits for super fund members. Here’s our list of the top 10 super benefits and how they can help improve your financial situation.
Everyone likes to know how their financial position compares to others of the same age. It’s no different when it comes to your super account. But how can you find out how you compare with your peers and whether you are on track – or behind the pack?
If you are wondering how recent rule changes have affected your super and retirement plans, here’s a quick guide to the key changes and when they commenced.
From 1 July 2017 the Federal government introduced the transfer balance cap, which currently sits at $1.6 million and which will be indexed periodically in $100,000 increments.
SuperGuide has put together a list of useful tips and strategies to consider implementing in each decade. And don’t wait until just before retirement. If you do, you will miss out on the valuable benefits of compound interest.
Using a re-contribution strategy with your super sounds complex and mysterious, but in reality the name says it all – you withdraw some of the savings in your super account and then you re-contribute them back into the super system.
Super contributions can be used in many different ways when it comes to planning your finances and saving for your retirement. In the right circumstances, they can also be a very useful tool for minimising your tax bill.
Superannuation is a long-term investment but that doesn’t mean you can afford to put off thinking about it for a day that never comes.
This article is designed to help those who have to think about this reporting – trustees of, and advisers to, SMSFs. Remember that SMSFs and large funds often have different deadlines when it comes to reporting and TBARs are no different.