Category Archive for "Trustees"

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SMSF related party leases and a tenant fit-out

August 4, 2015
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A great advantage of an SMSF investing in business real property is that the trustee is able to lease the property to a member or a related party tenant. ¬†This article explores some advanced topics regarding related party tenants and…

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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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When you're ready to hang up your hat, will you have to pay tax on your savings?

FAQ: Will I pay tax when I draw on my super balance?

June 29, 2015
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When you start drawing from your super, the last thing you want to do is lose too much of your savings to tax. Read on to find out how to avoid doing so.

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Individual or corporate trustee structure - which do you choose?

FAQ: Should I set my fund up with a corporate trustee or individual trustees?

June 29, 2015
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When starting an SMSF, you’ll have to choose between an individual and corporate trustee structure. We answer a few questions surrounding both.

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When exactly can you start drawing from your super?

FAQ: When and how can I access my super money?

June 29, 2015
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In this FAQ, we explain what the preservation age is, how you can access your super before turning 65 and other common questions.

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Your investment strategy is an essential document for your SMSF.

FAQ: What is an SMSF investment strategy?

June 29, 2015
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An investment strategy is required by the ATO for every SMSF. What goes into it and who can help you create one in the first place?

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If your SMSF has been around a while, you might consider reviewing your trust deed.

FAQ: My fund is 10 years old – should I get my deed reviewed?

June 29, 2015
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In between now and 10 years ago, superannuation laws have changed significantly. In order to keep up, you might consider reviewing your trust deed.

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Investing in art is allowed under SMSF, but with specific rules attached.

FAQ: Can my SMSF invest in exotic assets?

June 22, 2015
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With an SMSF, you have the freedom to invest your super savings into more unorthodox assets like artwork. What are the rules around doing so?

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Cloud services provide you with a number of useful benefits when it comes to your SMSF.

3 ways your SMSF could benefit from cloud computing

June 16, 2015
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Cloud computing isn’t just something businesses can take advantage of. It can also provide vital help to the trustees of SMSFs.

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