Two mysteries that loom large on the SMSF landscape are the issues of SMSF penalties and the sole purpose test. However, a recent Federal Court case sheds some light on the uncertainties in these areas. Facts of the case The decision in Deputy Commissioner of Taxation (Superannuation) v Graham Family Superannuation Pty Limited  FCA [read more]
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True to its word, on 10 October 2014 the Government introduced draft legislation, which proposes practical and long-awaited changes to the treatment of excess non-concessional contributions (‘NCCs’). This article outlines the tips and traps associated with the proposed changes. Details of the draft legislation The draft legislation takes the form of the Tax and Superannuation [read more]
There are many strategies put forward on how to provide smooth and effective succession for a self managed superannuation fund (‘SMSF’) members. Fortunately, while there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution, there are a number of strategies that are simple and cost effective that can substantially bolster your position and set the ‘foundation’ for [read more]