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Artwork in an SMSF

Written by Daniel Shaw, DFK Benjamin King Money, SMSF Specialist Advisor (SSA®) SMSFs have long held artwork as part of the trustee’s investment philosophy. However, legislation introduced in 2011, provides stricter rules for trustees to adhere to, when looking to invest in this asset class. The ATO considers artwork as a collectable and a personal…

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Time is running out to apply for a Director Identification Number (director ID)

You may have heard about the new rules which require directors of Australian companies to obtain a Director Identification Number (director ID). It is a unique 15-digit identifier that directors apply for once and keep forever.  The following provides some useful further information.  If, after reading this document, there is anything that you are unsure…

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2022-23 Federal Budget Summary – A quiet night for SMSFs

Written by Tracey Scotchbrook, Policy Manager, SMSF Association As expected, the 2022-2023 Federal Budget has a strong emphasis on cost-of-living relief, job growth and women’s security. From an SMSF (and superannuation perspective) this year’s Federal Budget was a quiet one, and saw continued stability for SMSF trustees. The following is a brief summary of the…

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A strong Budget for SMSFs | 2021 – 2022 Federal Budget Summary

Written by Peter Burgess, Deputy CEO / Director of Policy & Education, SMSF Association As expected, the 2021-2022 Federal Budget has a strong emphasis on job growth and women’s security. From an SMSF perspective, after a few quiet Budgets, there were some welcome surprises for the SMSF investors in this year’s Federal Budget. The following…