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Overseas SMSF members - a practical guide.

Publication date: 28 Apr 11 |

Issue: Issue 12 March 2011

Pages: pp. 1-3


The number of SMSFs in existence is steadily increasing. Also, many industries are moving towards a more “global” workforce. This means a rise in Australians being based overseas for work purposes. It follows that many SMSF members will be moving overseas for work purposes. There are a number of factors that advisers should consider when they hear that their clients with SMSFs are moving overseas. 

This article outlines some of the requirements in order to keep the fund as a complying superannuation fund and avoid adverse tax consequences.

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Nathan Papson CTA
Nathan is a lawyer with DBA Lawyers. - Current at 01 June 2012
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Bryce Figot CTA
Bryce is a Director at leading SMSF law firm DBA Lawyers. He practices predominantly in taxation and superannuation law, particularly the law of SMSFs. He is regularly quoted and published in the Australian Financial Review, the Herald Sun, CCH and LexisNexis publications, and elsewhere in the financial press. He presents extensively to accountants, financial planners and lawyers Australia-wide. Bryce has worked with DBA Lawyers since 2003. He holds both a bachelor degree and a masters degree in law and is an accredited Specialist SMSF Advisor. - Current at 10 December 2015
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