Archive for July, 2015

Can you access your SMSF money early?

Can I access my super to see me through times of financial hardship?

July 29, 2015
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In times of financial stress, illness or injury, can you withdraw the money from your super fund? The answer relies on meeting various criteria.

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What is an actuary’s certificate and when do I need one?

July 29, 2015
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Assessing whether a fund needs an actuarial certificate is one requirement for an SMSF trustee claiming Exempt Current Pension Income (ECPI).

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Can my SMSF buy my business premises?

July 23, 2015
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SMSF trustees are generally prohibited from buying assets from members or related parties. However, there are exceptions, as well as conditions to meet.

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Can you trade in exchange-traded options in your SMSF?

Can I trade in exchange-traded options in my SMSF?

July 20, 2015
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Attracted by tax concessions, some SMSF trustees are looking to invest in complex derivatives within their funds, such as the use of exchange-traded options.

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What's the difference between concessional and non-concessional SMSF contributions.

FAQ: How much money can I contribute to my SMSF this year?

July 9, 2015
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To determine how much money you can contribute to your SMSF this year, first you must understand the caps associated with your current situation.

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What should you put on your calendar for June?

Top 4 things to put on your end of financial year to-do list

July 8, 2015
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The end of the financial year can be stressful for SMSF trustees and their advisers alike. Here are the top four things you need to make sure get done.

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It's important to be aware of what's in store for super.

What superannuation changes are on the horizon?

July 8, 2015
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While plenty of potential changes to super are being discussed, trustees should remember that super is still the most tax-effective option for their money.

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