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Tax Office outlines SMSF compliance regime for 2014
Thursday, 24 July 2014
Assistant Commissioner Matt Bambrick highlighted various areas of concern in the self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) sector in his keynote address to a CPA SMSF conference.
Financial System Inquiry highlights poor SMSF advice and danger of low balances
Thursday, 24 July 2014
The Financial System Inquiry's interim report aired some interesting findings about the SMSF sector — including the poor quality of advice and how SMSFs with low balances are ill-suited to their trustees.
Budget changes will strengthen super sector: SMSF group
Thursday, 24 July 2014
A report released by a not-for-profit group said the changes outlined in the federal budget will have a dramatic long-term impact on Australia’s superannuation outcomes.
Australia has ninth highest number of millionaires in the world
Thursday, 24 July 2014
Around 60% of the total millionaires in the world originate from the US, Japan, Germany and China, with Australia boasting the ninth highest number of millionaires in the world at 219,000.
The 2014-15 tax agent lodgment program released
Tax Office: Updated tools and guides for tax agents
Monday, 21 July 2014
The Tax Office has released a number of helpful tools and guides to assist tax agents during Tax Time.
Making payments to the Tax Office: what are the options?
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
The Tax Office has recently released a publication on the payment methods available to your clients and how to pay by each of those methods.
Inspector-General of Taxation: Report into Tax Office’s administration of penalties
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
On 8 July 2014, the Inspector-General of Taxation (IGT) released his report on the Review into the Australian Taxation Offices administration of penalties.
Market Watch – Carbon tax repealed, ASIC app, Local growth opportunities
Thursday, 17 July 2014
The carbon tax has been repealed, ASIC has released a new app for small businesses, and local growth opportunities trump those of overseas for small businesses.
Financial System Inquiry’s interim report attracts mixed bag of responses
Thursday, 17 July 2014
Industry bodies have largely welcomed the government’s interim report for its Financial System Inquiry.
Australia tops global index for e-trade readiness
Thursday, 17 July 2014
Australia has been ranked as the number one country in the world for e-trade readiness, according to a new index.
Younger SME owners quick to embrace Facebook and Instagram: Westpac report
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
Almost half of SME owners under the age of 44 using social media as the primary tool for communicating with customers.
Tax Office outlines SMSF compliance regime for 2014
Thursday, 24 July 2014
Assistant Commissioner Matt Bambrick highlighted various areas of concern in the self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) sector in his keynote address to a CPA SMSF conference.
Financial System Inquiry highlights poor SMSF advice and danger of low balances
Thursday, 24 July 2014
The Financial System Inquiry's interim report aired some interesting findings about the SMSF sector — including the poor quality of advice and how SMSFs with low balances are ill-suited to their trustees.
Budget changes will strengthen super sector: SMSF group
Thursday, 24 July 2014
A report released by a not-for-profit group said the changes outlined in the federal budget will have a dramatic long-term impact on Australia’s superannuation outcomes.
Australia has ninth highest number of millionaires in the world
Thursday, 24 July 2014
Around 60% of the total millionaires in the world originate from the US, Japan, Germany and China, with Australia boasting the ninth highest number of millionaires in the world at 219,000.