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Sub-trusts ‘redundant’ under final Div 7A ruling
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Tax Office homing in property deductions, SMSFs warned
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ATO adds indebted sole traders to credit referrals
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State and Federal Covid support --- Aug 2022
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ATO casts net wide when it comes to taxable business income
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Largest natural gas produces by country from 1970-2021
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NALI ‘a special problem for SMSFs’
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Tax time tips
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Census 2021 Data
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Single Touch Payroll: Phase 2 deferral reminder
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Largest inflation rates by country in Oceania
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Write a business plan
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Be wary of trust disclaimers, ATO warns
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Tax time guide offers path through 100A
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Car allowance increase ‘welcome news’
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Tax Time Checklists - Individuals; Company; Trust; Partnership; and Super Funds
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ATO zeroes in on work expenses, crypto investments
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Forget the Tim Tams in your WFH claim, say ‘fun police’
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Inflation will force a third of businesses to raise prices
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Year-end tax planning
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World GDP Ranking (1960~2025)
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100A ruling ‘turns tax avoidance logic on its head’
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Company directors must register - all you need to know
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Be alert for phoenix activity, businesses told
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Equifax signs data agreement with ATO
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E-invoicing will reduce emissions, says PwC
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Largest cities in the world 1500 to 2100
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Last chance to claim the loss carry-back
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Changes to recovery loan scheme for small and medium enterprises
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About the cash flow forecasting template
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Quarter 2 of, 2015 archive
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SMSFs may be missing out on allowable deductions
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Change to Early Access Rules
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Capital Gains Tax – which year?
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Checklist for Employers Year-end
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Year-end Tax Planning – Trusts
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Year-end Tax Planning – Small Business
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Reminders and Tax Strategies for SMSFs pre-year end
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Year-end Tax Planning – Individuals
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Overtime Payments May Eliminate Claims for Unfair Dismissal
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Tips and traps for acquiring SMSF assets from related parties
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ACCC issues scam warning
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SME Dispute Resolution
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Land Tax – Victoria
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R&D incentives at risk
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ATO adds ‘hot issue’ to its SMSF target list
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Additional Super Contributions Not Appropriate for all
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Issues arising from an underpaid pension
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Salary and Superannuation after the death of an employee
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IPA calls for zero pc tax rate
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Australian Government - Budget 2015
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Budget 2015 - some professional opinions
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Looming end to SMSF Borrowings?
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ATO warns SMSFs on franking credits scheme
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Lump Sum Payments - Employer Reporting
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Small business tax cuts 'not enough', says IPA
Additional Super Contributions Not Appropriate for all

 

Superannuation is an extremely effective investment vehicle for most people, but is not necessarily appropriate for all.

       

It has a range of Federal Government (Government) imposed restrictions before funds can be assessed, which are softened by tax concessions.

Is not suitable for clients planning to retire early.  

With the preservation age current at 55, but transitions to 60 years for those born on or after 1 July 1964, clients needing funds before preservation age would be ill advised to lock up additional money in superannuation.

Superannuation is a retirement savings vehicle, but it’s only going to be relevant if you want to retire after preservation age.

 

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