Related parties can lend to SMSFs. However, it is critical to watch out for non-arm’s length income. The solution is to benchmark. But how do you benchmark in situations where banks won’t lend? This is particularly an issue where the asset being acquired is units in a reg 13.22C unit trust. I have a solution! [read more]
Establish a new SMSF
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Munro v Munro  QSC 215 is the latest case involving a binding death benefit nomination (‘BDBN’) that was held not to be binding. This case is a very important decision as it confirms that BDBNs for self managed superannuation funds (‘SMSF’) can last indefinitely. The facts Mr Barrie Munro practised as a solicitor during [read more]
An SMSF trustee is required to reject contributions in certain circumstances. This rejection rule can prove very helpful for overcoming an excess non-concessional contribution (‘NCC’). Advisers must be aware of how this rule works if they seek to rely on it. Fund-capped contributions can be rejected Regulation 7.04(3) of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994 [read more]