June 13, 2017

Still time for an in-specie transfer

It’s not too late for SMSF trustees seeking to maximise non-concessional contribution rules before they change next month to transfer real property into their funds, according […]
June 13, 2017

Aussie equity market a global weakling

In May, the Australian sharemarket suffered its biggest monthly fall since January last year. Aussie stocks were among the weakest in world markets. Major global indexes, […]
June 5, 2017

Watchdog asks whose interests marketplace lenders represent

The corporate watchdog has highlighted conflicts of interest in the marketplace lending industry that may need to be managed better. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission […]
May 29, 2017

ATO reminds super fund members to check their contributions

The Australian Taxation Office has been issuing reminders to taxpayers, telling them to check the amount of pre-tax (concessional) contributions they are making to their super […]
May 29, 2017

ATO targets aggressive SMSF tax planning

The Australian Taxation Office has issued a warning to self-managed superannuation fund trustees that it will crack down on trustees using tax planning mechanisms to divert […]