Tuesday, 3 March 2015
There is some speculation that the borrowing rules for SMSFs could significantly ahead of the May budget, with big implications for all businesses that use recourse borrowing arrangements to acquire or gear their business premises.
Thursday, 19 February 2015
Things look grim for retirees, with significant strain being put on Australia’s retirement income system over the next 40 years, experts say.
Friday, 13 February 2015
The Financial Services Inquiry’s final report released in December recommended a ban on borrowing to invest in property through self-managed superannuation.
Monday, 9 February 2015
A recent Federal Court case underlines the potentially destructive consequences when the assets of a family’s self-managed super fund are used in an attempt to save a struggling small business.
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
The number of self-managed superannuation funds in breach of borrowing requirements increased over the past year, according to research by the Partners Wealth Group.
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.