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April 2014 - On average Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSFs) are growing by 67,000 each year. The SMSF sector currently controls $458 billion of all the money held within the $1.5 trillion superannuation industry.
March 2014 - One of the key attractions for Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) is the ability to incorporate its investments into your overall wealth creation strategy. Therefore, it is common for a SMSF to deal with people or entities that may be classified as related parties.
February 2014 - One of the key drivers of the growth of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) is the ability for you to take control of your own superannuation.
January 2014 - Since the introduction of the Simpler Super reforms in 2007, which saw the abolition of compulsory cashing rules and tax on benefits paid to members over 60, superannuation has become one of the most effective wealth generation vehicles for Australians.
December 2013 - Property and equities are the most attractive asset classes in the current environment. 1 million Australians, about 6 per cent of the population own an investment property, not much of this is held inside a self managed superannuation fund (SMSF).
October 2013 - A superannuation fund is only permitted to hold certain types of insurance policies. Life insurance, total and permanent disability insurance, income protection and trauma insurance are all permitted under the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (SIS Act), as discussed...
September 2013 - The trustee / directors of a corporate trustee of a self-managed superannuation fund ('SMSF') are required to 'formulate and give effect to an investment strategy' that has regard to the whole of the SMSF's circumstances.