Category Archives: Adviser

Government delivers tough 2014-15 Federal Budget

Refunds of excess non-concessional contributions, changes to the Super Guarantee and tighter rules on qualifying social security benefits were the main Budget announcements to impact on superannuation this year. These changes, along with others, should provide a Budget deficit of just under $30 billion in […]

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Government Tax and Superannuation

On Wednesday 6 November 2013, the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP, and the Assistant Treasurer, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, announced the Government’s decision to abandon some of the previous Government’s tax and superannuation proposals.  The announcement also indicated which of the former […]

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SMSF outsourcing compromises client confidentiality

The outsourcing of self-managed super fund (SMSF) administration is compromising client confidentiality, a boutique SMSF administrator has said. Keep it Simple Super (KISS) have said that the offshoring of SMSF administration is becoming more common in the industry, creating ethical dilemmas for clients. “I think […]

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