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10 tips for winding up an SMSF


There are many reasons why an SMSF may need winding up, such as due to the death or incapacity of a member or lack of desire to continue with the administration, responsibility or expense. Jo Heighway, Partner, SMSF Assurance & Advisory, at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu shares 10 tips for winding up an SMSF and allow for a


SMSFs and the pension cap: a case study follow-up

pension cap changes

A recent article on Cuffelinks set the scene for how SMSFs will need to re-assess their pensions under the $1.6 million pension cap. The comments and questions received highlight the complexity of this reform for SMSF trustees. To further decode the changes, SMSF Technical Services Manager at Accurium, Melanie Dunn found four key questions regarding these reforms: how will member


Is 2016 The Year For A SMSF?

Self-managed super funds (SMSFs) are a consistently popular choice by Australians. The Australian Tax Office report there are now in excess of one million SMSF members with around 30,000 new funds set up last financial year alone. If taking control of your superannuation was a New Year’s resolution, it is worth considering setting up an SMSF.


Is It Worth Buying Property In Your SMSF?

Residential property investing through a self-managed super fund (SMSF) has become increasingly popular both with investors and promoters. If it’s something you’re considering, it’s important that you understand the rules, what needs to go right and what could go wrong. Buying property through an SMSF can be difficult and costly, compared with buying it in your own name.


ASIC Warning about Advertising Promoting SMSFs Investing in the National Rental Affordability Scheme

ASIC is warning consumers about advertising that promotes the use of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) to invest in residential properties through the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS).  NRAS is run by the Australian Government in partnership with the states and territories to promote investment in affordable rental housing. The scheme offers direct payments and tax offsets