No plans whatsoever to change LRBAs, says Treasurer Morrison

Treasurer Scott Morrison has said the Government has no plans whatsoever to change the rules around SMSF Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements (LRBAs).

“We’re not touching the arrangements around limited recourse borrowing arrangements,” the Treasurer told the SMSF2017 Summit & Investment

Bill to tweak 2016 super changes passes Parliament, ahead of 1 July

A Bill to amend the Treasury Laws Amendment (Fair and Sustainable Superannuation) Act 2016, which was only passed late in 2016, has passed the Parliament.

The Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Measures No. 2) Bill 2017 has passed the House

LRBAs not to be included in Total Super Balance, for now

Legislation has gone before the Parliament to make amendments to the superannuation changes passed late last year, including to TRISs, but without a change to how LRBAs are treated which was included in the draft.

The Treasury Laws Amendment (2017

LRBA changes may be an attempt to ban SMSF borrowing: SMSFOA

The SMSF Owners’ Alliance has been highly critical of proposed changes to how Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements (LRBAs) are treated, suggesting it may be an attempt to effectively ban SMSFs from borrowing.

Treasury briefly consulted publicly on draft legislation to

LRBAs to be included in Total Super Balance and Transfer Balance Cap

Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements (LRBAs) will be included in the calculation of the Transfer Balance Cap and Total Superannuation Balance, if an exposure draft released by Treasury for consultation is legislated.

Treasury says the exposure draft, Treasury Laws Amendment (2017

Government made right call in not banning SMSF borrowing: SMSF Association

The SMSF Association says the Government made the right call in not banning SMSF borrowing, and remains supportive of LRBAs.

The ALP has announced a policy of returning to a ban on SMSFs borrowing through Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements (LRBAs)

ATO warns about 31 January deadline for arm’s length LRBAs

The ATO has reminded SMSF trustees and professionals about the 31 January 2017 deadline to ensure Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements (LRBAs) are on an arm’s length basis.