News & Articles | SMSF Engine - Part 10
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ATO release details on Event Based Reporting

The Australian Tax office has has substantially softened a highly controversial ‘events-based’ reporting proposal after consultation with industry bodies. The below is a edited summary of the ATO release From 1 July 2018:•...
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Office Closure Today

Due to the public holiday in Victoria today for the Melbourne Cup, the SMSF Engine office will be closed.  We will re-open on Wednesday 8th November at 9am.
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How Recent Super Changes Affect ABPs and TRIS

Despite the recent superannuation reforms, and the introduction of the new transfer balance cap, starting an ABP is still very tax-effective, since the income from the assets supporting the ABP (i.e., basically up to $1.6 million...
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Why it’s important to review the Trust Deed of a SMSF

The Trust Deed of a Self Managed Superannuation Fund governs the operation of the Fund.  While Superannuation Legislation changes from time to time, if the deed does not allow for certain actions then that action is not allowed and can...
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RBA Rates Remain at 1.5 per cent

At its October meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia has again opted to keep the official cash rate unchanged at 1.5 per cent. Economists widely anticipated the RBA’s decision, with many predicting no further RBA rate changes until next...
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