ATO & SMSF Association announce strategic partnership

The ATO and the SMSF Association have announced they have entered into a strategic partnership. A statement of intent released today outlines the intention for the ATO and the SMSF Association to work together to “ensure effective regulation and integrity of the SMSF sector”. The strategic partnership extends for three years, effective from 15 February… Continue reading ATO & SMSF Association announce strategic partnership

SMSF advisors called to take control of their profession and build trust

SMSF Association CEO Andrea Slattery has challenged SMSF advisors to take control of their profession and build trust, in an address to the 2017 SMSF Association National Conference. “The premise of superannuation relies on trust in the system and trust in the government to protect Australia’s primary savings vehicle. Stability of legislation and consistency of… Continue reading SMSF advisors called to take control of their profession and build trust

PM says SMSFs a “key pillar” of the superannuation system

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told the SMSF Association National Conference that SMSFs are a “key pillar” of the superannuation system, in a video address. The PM also acknowledged the important role the SMSF Association plays in ensuring the views and concerns of its members, and the whole SMSF sector, were heard. Association CEO Andrea… Continue reading PM says SMSFs a “key pillar” of the superannuation system

Changes to super “key issue” at SMSF Association National Conference 2017

The changes to superannuation will be a “key issue” at the SMSF Association 2017 National Conference, held in Melbourne starting on Wednesday. The SMSF Association says superannuation professionals attending the conference will have the opportunity to be “fully briefed” on the recent changes to superannuation, many of which take effect from 1 July 2017. “This… Continue reading Changes to super “key issue” at SMSF Association National Conference 2017

SMSFA National Conference could not be at more opportune time

SMSF Association CEO Andrea Slattery says the Association’s 2017 National Conference could not be at a more opportune time, given the recent changes to superannuation, and is expected to attract a record number of delegates. “The recent passage through Parliament of the Government’s superannuation reforms, when coupled with the decision to legislate to improve the… Continue reading SMSFA National Conference could not be at more opportune time