With the government reintroducing its total super balance measure for SMSF loans, technical experts have warned that the retrospective nature of the change could pose issues for SMSF clients purchasing property this year.
Australians who are 65 years old or older may make a downsizer contribution into their superannuation of up to $300,000 from the proceeds of seeling their home.
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The annual Vanguard/Investment Trends SMSF Report collates responses from almost 5,000 SMSF trustees and close to 300 financial planners who advise SMSFs, providing a clear snapshot of the priorities and issues facing SMSF trustees today.
The Reserve Bank of Australia's official cash rate is at a record low of 1 per cent, with further cuts predicted as the central bank strives to offset perceived economic weakness.
The ATO has provided guidance on what action SMSF trustees should take where they have failed to meet the minimum pension payment requirements for a death benefit income stream.
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