The non-arm’s length income rules play a significant role in structuring SMSF acquisitions and investments and can be a potential minefield for advisers.

SuperStream aims to improve the efficiency of Australia’s superannuation system and provides a new standard for employers when making super contributions. For employees using a compliant super fund, they will likely find that their employer has already updated their system with the required changes, but what if that employee uses a Self Managed Super Fund? Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF’s) need to ensure that they can receive contribution messages with information about payments in the

At the SMSF Association (formerly SPAA) National Conference held last month in Melbourne, the ATO confirmed that they are taking a new approach to when an Auditor Contravention Report (ACR) is lodged for an SMSF. The ATO will now telephone trustees of SMSFs (or directors where there is a trustee company) when they receive an ACR to confirm that the trustees or directors are aware that a breach was identified, as well as query why it