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SMSF Annual Obligations

TweetThe Australian Taxation Office is a great resource for information on SMSF – here is a video produced for SMSF Trustee’s. Tweet

Is an Ex-wife a related party in a SMSF?

TweetI had a phone call the other day asking if a SMSF can loan money to an ex-wife of a member.  I must admit my first thought was you would have to be crazy! But it does pose an interesting question. Firstly, a SMSF cannot lend money or give any other financial assistance using the…

Financial literacy: It’s a give and take game Gen Y!

TweetAccording to The Australian Government, one of the most confronting and evolving matters seen today, is the lack of Financial literacy among Gen Y. Providing financial education to our kids today, presents the best possibilities for our monetary future and stability. With knowledge, this has the potential to lead to more responsible; borrowing, investing, saving…

5 SMSF pension mistakes that accountants make

TweetThe SMSF pension rules can be a minefield to negotiate and it is so difficult for accountants in public practice keep up with all the changes to GST, Tax, FBT, Etc. Etc. let alone pensions that you may not come across very often. I see mistakes when dealing with pensions all the time, below are…