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SMSF Roundup — Inconvenient SMSF facts, Don’t ‘set and forget’, SMSFs bad for Australia?
Thursday, 18 September 2014
The booming SMSF sector has its opponents, but the facts speak for themselves, and the Tax Office warns trustees not to get complacent.
ATO ruling narrows claims scope for property investors
Thursday, 18 September 2014
A new Tax Office ruling clarifying the criteria for deductions on income earned through specific lease arrangements may limit property investors who incorrectly claim losses on their properties.
10 questions to ask about your super fund insurance
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Two in five Australians have a poor understanding of the insurance cover within their super.  The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia recommends you ask these 10 questions to make sure your cover suits your needs.
Tax on superannuation is in the firing line
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
While the government is likely to avoid changes to super in the immediate future, tax changes to superannuation may not be that far off.
Tax Office publications released
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Update from the Tax Practitioners Board
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Tax Rulings, Determinations and Interpretative Decisions
Tax Practitioners Board releases its registered agent symbol
Tuesday, 9 September 2014
Registered tax and BAS agents may now use the Tax Practitioners Board’s symbol to identify their registration with the board.
Market Watch - ‘Australia tax’ targeted, Twitter trials e-commerce, PAYG instalment change
Thursday, 11 September 2014
The seemingly arbitrary higher prices we pay for tech products is under scrutiny, Twitter trials a revenue stream idea, SMEs’ lack of confidence could be costing new market exposure.
Small business owners continue trend to favour SMSFs
Thursday, 11 September 2014
A report shows that 48% of small business owners currently have an SMSF, which is up from 45% in 2013 and 36% in 2012.
Tax Commissioner’s new initiatives for small businesses
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
The Taxation Commissioner Chris Jordan has announced some new initiatives that are intended to make life easier for small business.
Hidden traps of having your SMSF own your business premises
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
While it may be tempting to have your business property owned by your SMSF, it pays to go into such an arrangement with your eyes open to all the ramifications.
SMSF Roundup — Inconvenient SMSF facts, Don’t ‘set and forget’, SMSFs bad for Australia?
Thursday, 18 September 2014
The booming SMSF sector has its opponents, but the facts speak for themselves, and the Tax Office warns trustees not to get complacent.
ATO ruling narrows claims scope for property investors
Thursday, 18 September 2014
A new Tax Office ruling clarifying the criteria for deductions on income earned through specific lease arrangements may limit property investors who incorrectly claim losses on their properties.
10 questions to ask about your super fund insurance
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Two in five Australians have a poor understanding of the insurance cover within their super.  The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia recommends you ask these 10 questions to make sure your cover suits your needs.
Tax on superannuation is in the firing line
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
While the government is likely to avoid changes to super in the immediate future, tax changes to superannuation may not be that far off.