Less than 30 per cent of Australians have sought advice on a financial matter, including superannuation, in the past two years, new research has revealed.
The following information is derived from ABS data.
The ATO has released a final version of its law companion guideline on the transfer balance cap, which provides positive clarifications for the SMSF sector.
We’ve come a long way since the mandatory superannuation guarantee was introduced in the early 1990s.
With the rules around segregation changing, SMSF trustees wanting to run separate investment portfolios for different members may need to check the current terms in their deed allow for this, says an SMSF admin firm.
One technical consultant has stressed that while the CGT relief elections are technically only required before the lodgement of the tax return, there may still be critical action that needs to be undertaken before 30 June for segregated funds.
It's hardly surprisingly that a personal finance article in Forbes magazine places the classic and straightforward investment practice of dollar-cost averaging high among a list of tips to help millennials become better, more disciplined investors in 2017.