Month: February 2019


SMSF tips: What to consider before closing your self-managed superannuation fund

Opinion piece written by John Maroney, CEO, SMSF Association Published in the Australian Financial Review on 26 February 2019 Self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) members need to think long and hard before winding up their fund. Although there are often compelling reasons for doing so, there are many factors to consider before making a final decision, and…


The SMSF Association’s 2019-20 pre-Federal Budget submission

February 2019 As leaders of the SMSF sector, we believe we are able to offer insights on some key issues from the perspective of an industry that has grown to represent approximately $755 billion in assets and over 1.1 million SMSF members, becoming an integral part of Australia’s superannuation system and economy. This year our…


Changes in the wings for SMSFs

SMSF Association CEO, John Maroney interview by Tony Kaye – InvestSMART (published in The Constant Investor on 11 February 2019) SMSF Association CEO John Maroney discusses the Royal Commission, the Productivity Commission, FASEA and franking credits. Representing over 1.1 million Australians self-managing more than $720 billion in super assets, the SMSF Association is a powerful voice…