Category Archives: Super

FPA Congress Paper

I can’t be bothered carrying hundreds of copies of my paper for tomorrow’s presentation at the annual FPA Congress up to Brisbane… So attached is the paper for delegates (and anyone else with an internet connection) to download. Enjoy (But … Continue reading

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Using super for tax planning is getting dangerous…

The super system has a legislated sole purpose, and it is not there fpr the purpose of minimising tax or achieving business succession or … It is just to provide retirement income. And everytime you think about using a super … Continue reading

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Superphobia…

Do you have clients who want their money now? “I wont live long enough to get my super!” They want the whole 100% in their hand, not just 91.53% ($91.53 + (9.25% of $91.53) = $100)… Well maybe you can … Continue reading

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Tax announcement everywhere…

I hope Chris Bowen is Prime Minister one day. Yes big call but he is measured and thoughtful and never ever in a rush. And he has now released a super tax policy. It is a good start… For those … Continue reading

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Tax Impediments Facing Small Business…

The Board of Tax report on Tax Impediments Facing Small Business has been made public. This report, and the Government’s response make some interesting reading. What do you think about: “Based on an analysis of business population data, the Board recommends that the small … Continue reading

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Making super for employers “a little bit” easier

Nothing is for free – except the Small Business Superannuation Clearing House. So have you thought about whether you or your clients should be using this system? The Small Business Superannuation Clearing House is a free online super payment service … Continue reading

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End of Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements? And a whole lot more!

I do hope so… In the final report of the Financial System Inquiry undertaken by David Murray, the main recommendation that applies to Self Managed Super is to remove the exception to borrowing for limited recourse borrowing arrangements. I have seen this done wrong … Continue reading

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