Superannuation

Taxation on cryptocurrencies in self-managed super funds (SMSFs)

Taxation on cryptocurrencies in self-managed super funds (SMSFs)

As the prevalence in cryptocurrencies investment is on the increase, it's important to know about the taxing environment of this emerging asset class.

Understanding superannuation downsizing contributions for those aged 65 or older

Understanding superannuation downsizing contributions for those aged 65 or older

As an incentive for people to downsize their homes, those aged 65 or older can now contribute part or all of the proceeds of a home sale to super.

Update to buying property in a self-managed super fund (SMSF) using borrowings

Update to buying property in a self-managed super fund (SMSF) using borrowings

Major banks in Australia have recently announced that they will no longer offer new self-managed super...
Changes to event-based reporting for self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs)

Changes to event-based reporting for self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs)

As part of the superannuation reforms announced in the 2016 Budget, the federal government has introduced...
Tax for SMSF members: What can I claim?

Tax for SMSF members: What can I claim?

As a member (and trustee) of your self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) it’s important to understand...
Trigger events to deem a Last Will and Testament invalid

Trigger events to deem a Last Will and Testament invalid

With a Last Will and Testament being the only legally binding document accepted by law as an individual’s...
Tax for superannuation members: Contribution rules post 30 June 2017

Tax for superannuation members: Contribution rules post 30 June 2017

The rules and limits on super contributions for super funds changed on 1 July, 2017. Here’s what you...
Should I use superannuation to fund my retirement?

Should I use superannuation to fund my retirement?

With another series of major changes to superannuation now in force, more people are asking “should...
Meet Kathy Smith, superannuation manager at LDB Group

Meet Kathy Smith, Superannuation Manager at LDB Group

You may know Kathy Smith as LDB’s superannuation superstar, but in this article we peel back Kathy’s...