SMSF members’ seniors health card ‘at risk’

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Retirees, many of them SMSF members, are in danger of missing out on their valuable Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC) benefits following legislation that was part of the Federal Government’s Budget package, says Olivia Long, CEO of Xpress Super and SuperGuardian, the specialist self-managed super fund (SMSF) administrator. “From 1 January 2015 the new deeming rules mean

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Government pulls the wrong lever by delaying SuperStream

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A seasoned industry practitioner is highly critical of the Federal Government’s decision to push back the date by which superannuation funds must comply with the SuperStream contributions data standards. Superannuation funds now have up to 1 July 2015 to meet the new standards. SuperGuardian and Xpress Super CEO Olivia Long says that the Australian Taxation

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Xpress Super gets thumbs up from Survey

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The decision by the specialist self-managed super fund (SMSF) administrator SuperGuardian to introduce the low-cost option Xpress Super has been strongly endorsed by the 2013 Smart Investor Administrator Survey. Xpress Super, which was launched in April, has taken the top two positions in all three categories and scored best product for medium balance SMSFs ($1 million).

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SuperGuardian launches new SMSF offering

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The Adelaide-based SMSF administrator SuperGuardian has launched a second SMSF offering designed to capture the exponential growth in the self-directed investor space. Olivia Long, Chief Executive Officer of SuperGuardian, one of Australia’s largest fully independent SMSF administrators with nearly 2000 SMSFs, says: “We are excited to offer a comprehensive product that will boast a pricing

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