25/07/2014 | 7:21 AM Trustees will have to consider a raft of recent tax determinations issued by the Australian Taxation Office over the past six months.
22/07/2014 | 9:24 AM The key advantages in running a self-managed superannuation fund have also translated into strong performance.
18/07/2014 | 8:38 AM The interim report from the Financial System Inquiry has once again raised the possibility of unnecessary barriers to the SMSF sector, Xpress Super's Olivia Long says.
17/07/2014 | 7:50 AM The recent changes to the taxing of excess super contributions are welcome but people should remain vigilant in their super planning.
9/07/2014 | 11:20 AM SPAA's Graeme Colley outlines what SMSF trustees need to do to ensure the advice they are getting complies with the government's proposed reforms.
8/07/2014 | 7:19 AM Investors can learn from the late health mogul Paul Ramsay as acts of private and corporate generosity take Australia to a new level of philanthropic engagement.
25/06/2014 | 7:24 AM From next month, the ATO has the power to issue "speeding fines" to those SMSF trustees who breach the new rules.
17/06/2014 | 7:25 AM FIIG Securities' Elizabeth Moran looks at how a portfolio of bond securities can generate income over and above that provided by term deposits.
12/06/2014 | 7:28 AM A trio of financial planners give their top tips on how to defer tax and generate benefits in your investment portfolio.
6/06/2014 | 6:42 AM HLB Mann Judd's Peter Bembrick shares three easy tips to help you alleviate your tax burden, while BT Financial Group's Bryan Ashenden outlines how taxpayers can be better prepared for next year.
5/06/2014 | 7:39 AM An investment strategy can affect tax outcomes so it is important for investors to look at tax as part of any investment decision, as Morningstar's Alex Prineas demonstrates.
4/06/2014 | 7:26 AM Strategy Steps' Louise Biti outlines some practical strategies for minimising the tax liability of those taxpayers affected by the budget levy.
3/06/2014 | 2:02 PM SPAA's Graeme Colley outlines a number of important dates for taxpayers as the 30 June deadline looms.
3/06/2014 | 9:28 AM Understanding what you could do before and after 30 June 2014 can provide the icing on the cake for employees, investors and those in small business.
2/06/2014 | 7:37 AM Just like Christmas we all know when the end of the financial year is due to come around but that doesn't stop most of us from leaving our tax planning to the last minute, BT Financial Group's Rob Hay says.
27/05/2014 | 8:24 AM A US-based portfolio manager from a family-owned firm shares the big lessons learned from over 65 years and three generations of investing experience.
21/05/2014 | 1:10 PM Oasis Wealth's Barbara Smith offers some thoughts on the property market and some simple advice on how not to get into trouble with the ATO.
16/05/2014 | 6:55 AM Trustees will need to address a number of measures announced in the federal budget, including a rethink of existing retirement plans.
2/05/2014 | 7:41 AM It is difficult to imagine other local telcos outperforming Telstra, but there are three micro-cap companies that have done just that.
17/04/2014 | 8:29 AM Ibbotson Associates Australia has identified key assets that diversify a portfolio away from economic risk and reduce capital loss.
16/04/2014 | 7:26 AM Does your SMSF adopt "production-line" approaches to tax and investing or comprehensive intergenerational wealth strategies that make it the ultimate super savings vehicle?
4/04/2014 | 8:04 AM SMSF members who accept employer contributions will need to prepare for the government's new measure called SuperStream.
28/03/2014 | 7:17 AM SMSF trustees face new audit requirements from the Australian Taxation Office.
21/03/2014 | 9:36 AM The new SMSF penalty regime has sparked the individual-versus-corporate trustee debate as individuals could face the possibility of significant fines.
21/03/2014 | 8:04 AM AMP's Peter Burgess outlines key legislative considerations for trustees.
20/03/2014 | 8:27 AM SMSF trustees are starting to recognise the value of offshore investing and there are now specific investment strategies that can give these investors a bigger slice of the global pie.
19/03/2014 | 7:28 AM A strategy that includes an allocation to three main types of bonds will give investors both income and inflation protection, FIIG Securities' Elizabeth Moran says.
19/03/2014 | 7:24 AM Exchanged-traded products offer one of the simplest ways of obtaining exposure to a diversified basket of shares that can produce yield, as BetaShares' Alex Vynokur illustrates.
18/03/2014 | 7:33 AM Trustees who have access to professional advice have more diversified portfolios, according to a recent survey.
18/03/2014 | 7:32 AM The key to a robust investment plan is to keep things simple by following a few easy steps, Oasis Wealth's Barbara Smith says.
17/03/2014 | 8:32 AM There is a way to professionally manage your fund without giving up control, BT Financial Group's Bryan Ashenden says.