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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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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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There’s still life in the Transition to Retirement Strategy

by Duc Hong The changes introduced from 1 July 2017 meant that assets supporting a TRIS are no longer exempt from tax. While that was a significant change, there are still circumstances where the TRIS strategy can be...
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Residency is Critical for SMSFs

by Abra Chowdhury To be eligible to take advantage of concessional tax rates, a super fund must meet the definition of “complying superannuation fund” which includes being an “Australian Superannuation Fund”. It is an ongoing...
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Quarterly SMSF Update

INCREASING THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SMSF MEMBERS TO SIX Legislation was introduced to the Senate on 2 September 2020 to increase the number of members in an SMSF from four to six. The Bill has been referred to the Senate Economics...
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Another Looming Deadline

by Mark Phillips Overdue annual returns for SMSFs are firmly in the sights of the ATO. In public presentations and announcements over the past 12 months. The ATO have made it very clear they are a priority, with tens of thousands of funds...
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