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Salary Sacrificing? Important Message

10 July in SMSF

We would like to remind all clients that from the 1st of July 2017, the concessional contributions cap has been lowered to $25,000 for everyone regardless of age. As this is a significant decrease, it is possible that your current salary sacrifice arrangements with your employer may...

Super Changes – 1.6 Million Pension Transfer Cap

23 November in Australian Superannuation, Government & ATO, Industry News, Latest News, SMSF

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On the 9th of November 2016, the Government introduced legislation into Parliament that covers many area's of Superannuation under the auspices of fairness. The legislation is the result of amended 2016-17 budget reforms previously announced. Once passed by the Parliament, these measures will take affect for the 1st...

Budget 2016/17 Changes to Super

26 May in SMSF

2016 Federal Budget There have been some big changes in to Superannuation in the recent budget. It is important to note that at this stage the changes have not been legislated, however with opposition support in the majority of policy positions, it is likely that...

Unlock SMSF Speed X 4

26 April in SMSF

There are four factors that contribute to better Super outcomes:  Contributions, Expenses, Investment Returns & Tax.  Mastering the four factors will revolutionise how you grow your Super.  But you can't master it if you are working on outdated information. Planning has immense power to improve your...

Are we there yet?

22 January in SMSF

Since April 2015 the All Ordinaries index representing the Australian share market has fallen 17.5% from its peak near 6000 points to sit just under 5000 points. This fall represents a lower expectation on the Australian economy and in particular the anticipated financial performance of...

Don’t Leave 2016 to Chance

12 January in SMSF

The end of year break is typically a time where we reflect upon the year that just past. We may reflect upon our relationships, health, occupation, accommodation, holidays and finances. Many people will reflect upon the past year and then simply hope for a better...

When can super be accessed?

19 November in Helpful Articles

With life expectancy increasing the government has made changes to increase the age at which we can access our superannuation. This measure is to help more people to accumulate greater levels of superannuation benefits to fund their retirement. ...