Monday, 28 September 2015
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.
Friday, 25 September 2015
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.
Thursday, 24 September 2015
Small business owners say they are being caught in the crossfire as the big super funds struggle to make the transition to SuperStream.
Tuesday, 8 September 2015
Sharemarket volatility and low interest rates highlight the advantages and disadvantages of self-managed super funds.
Monday, 17 August 2015
Almost 18,000 individual investors will set up some 9500 self-managed super funds in the first quarter of 2015-16 – if figures for the same period last year are repeated.
Thursday, 6 August 2015
Superannuation funds that invested in international shares and listed property were the top performers over the past 12 months, according to research released today by fund researcher SuperRatings.
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
A survey that reveals self-managed super fund trustees are more likely to seek help highlights future opportunities for small businesses, according to the association behind a new report.
Monday, 27 July 2015
A leading superannuation and insurance actuary believes many members of self-managed super funds do not carry any life, permanent disability or income-protection insurance
Tuesday, 7 July 2015
Gradually changing the minimum age individuals can access their super from 55 to 65 could save the Australian economy $7 billion by 2055, according to a report released today by the Productivity Commission.