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GST payable on sale of subdivided lots in the SMSF
20 Apr, 2022

An SMSF that sold subdivided residential lots was required to be registered for GST and thus liable to pay GST on the sale of those lots.Mr and Mrs Collins resided and conducted their nursery business on 25 acres of land they acquired in 1986. In 1992 they acquired an adjoining 35-acre lot. In A..Read More

Superannuation Changes after 1 July 2022
20 Apr, 2022

Changes to super for under-18s  From 1 July 2022, employers will need to pay super for their employees who are under 18 years old if they work more than 30 hours for you in a week, regardless of how much they are paid. This is because the $450-per-month threshold for super guarantee is being rem..Read More

Super fund NALE rules – law to be amended
07 Apr, 2022

The Government has announced that it will amend the law to ensure the non-arm's length expense (NALE) provisions for superannuation funds operate as intended. The Government will consult with relevant stakeholders on the appropriate operation of the non-arm's length income (NALI) and NALE provisio..Read More

Super information for family law proceedings: 1 April 2022 start date
07 Apr, 2022

From 1 April 2022, parties to family law proceedings are able to apply to the courts for information from the ATO about their former partner's super. This follows amendments to the TAA and Family Law Act 1975 that cleared the way for a new mechanism for sharing super information by parties to fa..Read More

SMSFs and related-party LRBAs: PCG 2016/5 updated 
24 Mar, 2022

On Monday 21 March 2022, the ATO updated Practical Compliance Guideline PCG 2016/5 on when the non-arm's length income (NALI) provisions will not apply to SMSF related-party limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBAs). PCG 2016/5 sets out the ATO safe harbours under which existing related-par..Read More

Total super assets $3.5 trillion at December 2021 
04 Mar, 2022

APRA has released its Quarterly Superannuation Performance publication for the December 2021 quarter reporting total super assets of $3.473 trillion at the end of the December 2021 quarter (up 14% for the year). Total assets in MySuper were up 18.2% to $950bn, while self-managed super fund ..Read More

SMSF rates and thresholds for 2022-23
04 Mar, 2022

CONTRIBUTIONS CAPS: The CGT cap amount for non-concessional contributions is $1.65m for 2022-23 (up from $1.615m). The concessional contributions cap is unchanged at $27,500 for 2022-23. The non-concessional cap is also unchanged at $110,000 (or $330,000 under the bring-forward rule over 3 yea..Read More

ATO SMSF statistical overview 2019-20 released  
24 Feb, 2022

The ATO released its annual Self-Managed Super Funds: A statistical overview 2019-20 . As of 30 June 2021, there were almost 598,000 SMSFs (with 1.115m members) holding $822bn in total assets. In the 5 years to 2020-21, the number of SMSFs grew by an annual average of 1.7 per cent. There were 25,..Read More

New super rules commence from 1 July 2022
17 Feb, 2022

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Superannuation Outcomes For Australians and Helping Australian Businesses Invest) Bill 2021 was passed by the Senate on 10 February 2022 with no amendments. The Bill now awaits assent. Measures include:allow individuals aged between 67 and 75 to make non..Read More

SMSFs and crypto-assets: ASIC warning about scams
20 Jan, 2022

ASIC has warned individuals about an increase in marketing and scams targeting people to switch from retail and industry super funds to self-managed super funds (SMSFs) to invest in crypto-assets (or cryptocurrencies). ASIC reminded super fund members that they should seek advice from a licensed ..Read More

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