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ATO to shut down ‘inexperienced’ SMSF auditors

Cutting SMSF red tape

The Government announced in the Budget that it would reduce costs and simplify reporting for…

Small lenders fill the SMSF lending gap

Commercial property lender ThinkTank is expanding its self-managed superannuation fund lending business, aiming to fill…

Taking control of your My Health Record

While Australians are sorting out their private health insurance arrangements, with the introduction of private health insurance reforms this month, they also should take the time to look at their My Health Record to ensure they have the right privacy…

Consumers dealt a better hand in dispute resolution

Consumers will have better access to the financial ombudsman, following the Government’s introduction of regulations that require financial service providers to co-operate with the dispute body. Holders of Australian Financial Services Licences, Australian Credit Licences and Registrable Superannuation Entities must…

Cutting SMSF red tape

The Government announced in the Budget that it would reduce costs and simplify reporting for superannuation funds by streamlining some administrative requirements for the calculation of exempt current pension income (ECPI). The term ECPI refers to income an SMSF earns…

Q&A

Q: I’ve read about the income tax changes announced in the Budget but they all seem to be happening in a few years. I have concerns about the tax return that I will be filing on 30 June and would…

The New Criterion

Fluence Corporation (FLC) 56c Fluence chief Henry Charrabe fluently rattles off the reasons why investors should be warming to the global water treatment outfit, which recently won an African contract worth more than the company’s circa $200 million market capitalisation.…

Kavanagh

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics has released the report of its inquiry into the implications of removing refundable franking credits. It’s a very disappointing report. The product of 1777 submissions, 19 public hearings and seven months of…

Getting the bank of mum and dad right

The fall in housing prices has led parents to rethink whether they should open up the Bank of Mum and Dad (BoMAD) for their first home buyer offspring. Housing prices in Sydney have dropped 10.94 per cent and in Melbourne…