Government change on death benefits gets thumbs up

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The Federal Government’s decision to change the law to ensure that death benefits that include life insurance proceeds are not subject to tax when rolled over to a new superannuation fund has been welcomed by the SMSF Association. Announced by the Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert in his address to the Alliance for a Fairer Superannuation […]

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Super sector faces rising costs as funds fight for active members

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Super funds are battling to improve active member ratios while operating costs per member are rising across the sector, with long-term implications for the sustainability of smaller funds. These are just some of the findings to be released today from the SuperRatings’ annual review of funds to a gathering of superannuation industry executives, fund managers and policy makers. […]

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New Assistant Treasurer to address 2018 AFA National Adviser Conference

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The newly-appointed Assistant Treasurer, the Hon. Stuart Robert is confirmed to address the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) National Adviser Conference (the AFA Conference) on the Gold Coast. AFA Conference Chair, Michael Nowak, said the Assistant Treasurer will be delivering a main platform presentation on Friday 12 October 2018. This is the Assistant Treasurer’s first public opportunity […]

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New Ministers welcomed by SMSF Association

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The SMSF Association congratulates Josh Frydenberg, Stuart Robert and Zed Seselja in their appointments as Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer and Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance, respectively, in the new Coalition Government under Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Association CEO John Maroney says the Association looks forward to working closely with these Ministers at a critical time […]

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