Estate planning 101

When Peter Dawson died in 2015 he left an SMSF with a balance of $1.4 million, an ex-wife who was also a member of the fund and children from other marriages. He did not make a binding death benefit nomination.…

ATO launches disqualified trustee register

The Australian Taxation Office has established a disqualified self-managed super fund trustee register that will allow SMSF professionals and other trustees to see who they are dealing with. The ATO says it is important when setting up an SMSF and…