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The Dos and Don’ts of Your SMSF Property Investment

Written by Neil Sparks, Head of Membership & Corporate Development, SMSF Association First published in Eureka Report 12 September. Licensed by Copyright Agency.  Neil Sparks, head of membership & corporate development at the SMSF Association, lists all the things you can’t do with property when you have an SMSF – and it’s a long list.…

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The importance of getting the details right at tax time

Written by Fabian Bussoletti, Technical Manager, SMSF Association As many individuals start to turn their minds toward meeting their tax time obligations, a recently published Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) case highlights the strict application of the Notice of Intent (NOI) requirements when claiming a tax deduction for personal superannuation contributions – and the importance of…

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How family super funds can boost wealth

Opinion piece written by Peter Burgess, CEO, SMSF Association First published in Financial Review 6 September 2023. Licensed by Copyright Agency.  New rules that allow SMSFs six members rather than just four offer opportunities for transferring assets to the next generation, as well as boosting contributions. There is little doubt significant demographic and cultural change…

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Issue 48 – Buying and selling shares but not using a stockbroker?

The recently released ASX Australian Investor Study 2023 confirms what many of us know; Australia is a nation of investors with 10.2 million (51%) of the adult population holding investments outside their home and super. When it comes to how investments are accessed and held, 7.7 million or 75% of those investors choose on-exchange investments…

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Considering an SMSF? It’s About Choice & Control

Written by Neil Sparks, Head of Membership & Corporate Development, SMSF Association First published in Eureka Report 22 August. Licensed by Copyright Agency. Neil Sparks, head of membership & corporate development at the SMSF Association, the peak national body for the industry, examines the reasons why younger groups are opting to establish SMSFs – and…