A recent decision Re Trustee for the Payne Superannuation Fund and FCT  AATA 58 examines how the ATO are examining whether SMSFs are appropriately carrying forward tax losses and apportioning expenses when they are partly in pension mode. Prior to analysing the implications of this decision, we will first examine a general overview of [read more]
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Imagine I am the only member of SMSF 1 and I roll assets over to SMSF 2, where I am also the only member: does this trigger a CGT event? Some answer this with a no. The no is derived on the purported basis that since I am the only member of each fund, I [read more]
A 2015 Supreme Court decision is both good news and a caution for contributions to super in the context of business failure A recent court decision demonstrates what can happen when a business borrows from a bank to make large super contributions to an SMSF, and then the business folds. The Court of Appeal division [read more]