GST, Property and SMSFs

The 10% Goods and Services Tax (GST) is generally included in the price on most sales in Australia. However, not all goods and services are required to include GST and not all entities, such as SMSFs, are required to be registered for...
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excess concessional contributions

The Simple Guide to Excess Concessional Contributions

Excess concessional contributions (ECCs) to your SMSF can negatively affect your overall tax position. This article will outline some of the workings of the ECC system. However, tax and superannuation laws are complex, and small...
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Recent changes to SFLU means speedier fund rollovers

The recent changes to Super Fund Lookup means trustees can rollover their super benefits quicker and more simply, in addition to many other benefits. Advisers and accountants looking to assist their clients to get their SMSFs investing...
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Trustees need to plan for Tragedy

When planning for the difficult event of an SMSF member becoming incapacitated, there are a number of considerations. One of these important considerations is appointing an attorney to act on behalf of a principal, when that member can no...
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SuperStream changes to improve Rollovers

SuperStream makes it easier for SMSFs to collect and allocate employer superannuation guarantee (SG) payments by using the SMSFs ABN as the fund identifier and an Electronic Service Address (ESA) to process the contribution...
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