LAB Group enters SMSF administration vertical, bringing automated digital onboarding to SuperGuardian

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LAB Group, a leading international RegTech and Australia’s best-connected onboarding provider, is pleased to welcome SuperGuardian Pty Ltd to the LAB Network. One of Australia’s largest Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF)... Read more continue reading

CPD: SMSFs and the Code of Ethics

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SMSFs comprise more than one quarter of Australia’s $3.54 trillion[1]. superannuation sector, are subject to a number of rules and regulations and – importantly – aren’t appropriate for everyone. This... Read more continue reading

SMSF members brace themselves for change

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Trustees and members of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) should expect the regulatory framework of the investment structure to be under continual reform, according to HLB Mann Judd superannuation partner, Mitchell... Read more continue reading

SuperConcepts brings document provider integration with Smarter SMSF

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Specialist SMSF administration software providers SuperConcepts and Smarter SMSF have announced an integration between SuperMate and the Smarter SMSF documentation platform. During a recent webinar, Andy Forbes, SuperConcepts Chief Technology... Read more continue reading

Valuable SMSF investment insights released for Q4 2022

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Self-managed super fund (SMSF) technology and administration provider SuperConcepts has released the latest SMSF Investment Patterns Survey which indicates a possible resurgence in term deposits as official interest rates rise.... Read more continue reading

Incentivising pensioners to downsize

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Significant changes to the social security means test treatment of sale proceeds of the principal home. The amendments will also modify the application of the Income Test by treating the... Read more continue reading

Ethics and SMSF advice

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SMSFs comprise more than one quarter of Australia’s $3.4 trillion[1] superannuation sector, with 28,685 new SFSFs established in the year ended 31 March 2022[2]. SMSFs are subject to a number... Read more continue reading

New headaches for NSW property owned by SMSFs

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Amendments made last month to the NSW Duties Act could cause material headaches to super funds holding real estate in NSW. The only remedy for those headaches is good compliance... Read more continue reading

SuperConcepts relaunches quarterly SMSF Investment Patterns Survey

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Self-managed super fund (SMSF) technology and administration provider SuperConcepts has relaunched their SMSF Investment Patterns Survey with findings for March 2022 after a harmonisation of internal systems. The report presents... Read more continue reading

Accidental vesting of an SMSF

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In essence a self-managed superannuation fund is a special form of trust and satisfies general trust law as the assets of the fund are held on trust by a trustee... Read more continue reading