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Working with Covid-19

The SMSF Engine team are all fit and healthy and working remotely to provide high quality SMSF services to our clients during these challenging times.  If you need any assistance we are ready to help.Early Access to Super – ...
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Strategies with In-Specie Contributions

by Abra Chowdhury In-specie super contributions within an SMSF can be a compelling strategy to increase retirement benefits and in some cases manage personal tax liabilities.  Assets that can be transferred include ASX listed shares and...
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How the ATO determines SMSF Trustee Penalties

by Alex Polorotoff Last month, the ATO released internal staff guidelines known as Practice Statement Law Administration 2020/3, which provides guidance on penalties that can be imposed on SMSFs under the SIS Act. The guidelines discuss...
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The real difference between individual and corporate trustees

by Mark Phillips Is there any real difference between Individual and Corporate Trustees? A key consideration when establishing an SMSF is whether to use an individual or corporate trustee. Generally where the decision is left to the...
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Pension Loans Scheme

by Brent Jones My aunt asked me if I could help her arrange a reverse mortgage so that she could get her leaky roof, and a few other things, fixed . I called a broker to discuss. He recommend that, instead of a reverse mortgage, which are...
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Common Sense Prevails in Budget Changes

by Alicia Thomson We are pleased the recent budget left SMSFs alone for once, although there were significant changes for the broader Superannuation industry. We can expect some of these changes to lead to increased member movements...
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