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Monday, 25 January 2016

Super reform tinkers around the edges, while ignoring the fundamental flaw

Recently proposed changes to super are sensible, but they fail to address a more fundamental problem. by Leslie Goldmann

Thursday, 21 January 2016

The best performing super funds of 2015 revealed

Australians with superannuation funds investing in international shares and Australian listed property have come out on top in 2015. by Ronelle Richards

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Retirees keeping their super in savings: Research

People are choosing to spend conservatively though they could be spending more, research conductor says. by Ronelle Richards

Monday, 19 October 2015

Australia’s best super funds for 2015: How to pick the fund for you

The gap that exists between high and low-performing super funds after taxes and fees come out truly underlines why the selection of your super fund and then close monitoring of that fund are critical. by Michael Laurence

Monday, 12 October 2015

ATO targets SMEs in 22 industries for SuperStream help

The Australian Tax Office will offer more support to SMEs in 22 industries to help them understand and use the streamlined superannuation payment process SuperStream. by Renee Thompson

Monday, 28 September 2015

Super trouble for small business couple taken to the cleaners: Five lessons for your SMSF

The Federal Court this month personally fined two SMSF trustees $20,000 in civil penalties for breaching some of most fundamental provisions in superannuation law. by Michael Laurence

Friday, 25 September 2015

ATO admits to SuperStream “teething issues” as deadline for SMEs approaches

The ATO has admitted to “some teething issues” with the implementation of SuperStream, but says the vast majority of small businesses are making the transition to electronic super contributions without any hiccups. by Broede Carmody

Thursday, 24 September 2015

SMEs caught in SuperStream slipstream of “incompetent” big super funds

Small business owners say they are being caught in the crossfire as the big super funds struggle to make the transition to SuperStream. by Cara Waters

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Pros and cons of SMSFs in a jittery investment climate

Sharemarket volatility and low interest rates highlight the advantages and disadvantages of self-managed super funds. by Michael Laurence
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