Published on 13 Mar 13
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The current tranche of super changes, including the recommendations from the Cooper Review and the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms are some of the most significant since the introduction of the SG contribution more than 20 years ago. The paper brings you up to date with all the recent developments,including:
- valuation rules for SMSFs
- the new penalty regime for SMSFs
- borrowing arrangements
- contributions, pensions and related strategies
- the FOFA reforms and what they mean for tax practitioners
- the SuperStream changes
- other topical developments.
Sharyn Long, CTA, is the Managing Partner of Sharyn Long Chartered Accountants (SLCA) and specialises in accounting, tax and compliance services for corporate, government and industry funds. Sharyn has spent most of her career in superannuation, being a major participant in the Cooper Review and a member of the Treasury Working Group formed to address the SMSF reforms from that review. She was a member of the Accounting Professional & Ethical Standards Board Taskforce reviewing the independence of SMSF auditors, and has also assisted the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board in the development of guidelines for auditors. SLCA recently sold their SMSF fees to focus on Australian Prudential Regulation Authority-regulated funds.
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24 September 2015