2018 Budget Review

2018 Budget Review

The Federal Budget was handed down on 8th May 2018. Compared to both 2016 and 2017, this Budget was not as significant in terms of its overall impact on our clients, strategies and the broader industry. There were however some important announcements that may impact...

The tax benefits of SMSFs

3 strategies to boost the bottom line. By Penny Pryor (In The Black (CPA Australia)) Trustees start self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) for a variety of reasons. Most do it for increased control, but there are some tax benefits that members can accrue if they...

July 2017 Superannuation reforms

As of July 1st 2017, a range of super reforms announced in the 2016 Federal Budget took effect. The impact of the super changes is likely to be positive or neutral for most people and there may be opportunities to grow your super and retire with more. Super remains a...

Is an SMSF right for you?

Self-managed super funds (SMSFs) are the largest and fastest growing super sector in Australia and for many good reasons. But before you start an SMSF, it’s important to weigh up both the advantages and disadvantages and consider seeking advice to determine...