Category Archives: Borrowing

SMSFs and Related Party Transfers

Earlier this year, the Government began moves to ban off-market transfers of assets to self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) from related parties.  A related party of your SMSF broadly includes any other member of the SMSF, an employer that contributes to the fund by agreement (“standard […]

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SMSFs and the break-up of property on divorce

Where an SMSF has bought property, the break-up of assets may be problematic during a  Michael Hallinan writes. Marriage and self-managed super funds (SMSFs) are supposed to be long-term structures with economic consequences for the partners involved. Financial advisers have always faced issues around asset […]

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Blast off for strata sphere

SELF-MANAGED super funds are becoming important players in the CBD strata office market. The trend was shown by a recent sale of a 120-square-metre office floor within 313 Little Collins Street. It sold for $565,000, reflecting a rate of $4700 per square metre. The vacant, […]

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