Wednesday, 21 January 2015
A Board of Taxation report released this week recommends giving small businesses owners the option of assessing their employee superannuation contributions on a quarterly basis.
Monday, 19 January 2015
Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show self-employed women have one of the lowest rates of superannuation savings out of any group in the workforce. Here are five key reasons why.
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
The corporate watchdog has deregistered 440 self-managed super fund auditors who did not undertake or pass the competency exam necessary to be registered.
Monday, 8 December 2014
The final report of the Financial System Inquiry has called for the government to stop direct borrowing from self-managed super funds, but has left SMSFs mostly untouched from its sweeping recommendations.
Monday, 1 December 2014
Suggestions that young and naïve investors are rushing to set up self-managed super funds have been debunked by figures from the Australian Taxation Office.
Monday, 17 November 2014
Putting high-risk, high-interest loans in your self-managed super fund can be tempting, but there are real risks of getting caught in a trap.
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Self-managed super fund trustees are being put off from seeking financial advice by the slew of recent scandals in the financial planning sector, according to taxpayer advocate group Taxpayers Australia.
Monday, 27 October 2014
A Federal Court judgment this month provides telling lessons for members of self-managed super funds, including those operating SMEs.
Monday, 15 September 2014
Buying your business premises through your self-managed super fund can look like an attractive investment option. However, there are some important risks you need to consider.