Self Managed Super Funds

Preparing For The New Director ID Regime

By Warren Kruger / November 9, 2021 / 0 Comments

| | | As part of its Digital Business Plan, the Government announced the full implementation of the ‘Modernising Business Registers’ program. This included recently enacted legislation introducing the new director identification number (‘director ID’) regime. The director ID is a unique identifier that a director will need to apply for once and will keep […]

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SMSF Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements Interest Rates

By Warren Kruger / July 20, 2021 / 0 Comments

  | | | The ATO has confirmed that the following interest rates charged under a limited recourse borrowing arrangement (‘LRBA’) to an SMSF would be consistent with the safe harbour terms the ATO will accept for the 2021/22 financial year. Note that these rates are unchanged from those the ATO accepted for the 2020/21 […]

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Introducing SMSF Rollover Alerts Using Superstream

By Warren Kruger / July 16, 2021 / 0 Comments

  | | | Since February 2020, the ATO has been issuing alerts via email and SMS when certain changes are made to a self-managed super fund (‘SMSF’). With the inclusion of SMSF rollovers in SuperStream, the ATO will send the fund an email and/or text message alert when the fund uses the SMSF verification […]

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Warning Regarding New Illegal Retirement Planning Scheme

By Warren Kruger / April 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

  | | | The ATO has recently identified a new scheme where SMSF trustees were informed that they could set up a new SMSF to roll-over the fund balance from the old SMSF and then liquidate their old SMSF, in an attempt to avoid paying potential tax liabilities. The ATO warns that taking part […]

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SMSF Related Party Rental Income Deferrals Due To COVID‑19

By Warren Kruger / February 12, 2021 / 0 Comments

  | | | The ATO has made a determination to ensure that trustees of SMSFs do not inadvertently breach the “in-house asset rules” where the fund allows a related party to defer the payment of rent under a lease agreement (on arm’s length terms) because of the financial impact of COVID‑19. Where the requirements […]

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SMSFs May Be Able To Offer Rental Relief To Related Party Tenants

By Warren Kruger / May 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

  | | | As a result of the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some self-managed superannuation funds (‘SMSFs’) which own real property may want to give a tenant – who is a related party – a reduction in rent because the related party tenant has had a collapse in revenue. Charging a related […]

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