Author(s): Sharyn LONG With the growth in superannuation, practitioners are increasingly being requested to advise on the tax treatment of pensions both from the perspective of the member and the fund.
This seminar paper discusses the tax treatment of superannuation pensions, including technical discussion of key issues and case studies designed to provide a practical understanding of the issues.
Author(s): Ian ROSS This presentation discusses trends and developments in self managed superannuation funds, the recent shift in the Taxation Office's compliance focus and resulting compliance activities as well as areas of concern and potential remedies.
As the first presentation following the results of the Small Funds Compliance Benchmarking audits, it provides a 'hot off the press' insight into the findings of the Taxation Office's future self managed superannuation funds compliance activity.
Author(s): Chelsea CHUA The Family Law Legislation Amendment (Superannuation) Act 2001 introduced a new variable to property settlements upon a marriage breakdown. The long awaited inclusion of superannuation interests into the property pool has highlighted potential tax traps for the unwary.
This seminar paper provides an insight into how the legislative changes impact upon the treatment of superannuation interests and the role accountants, financial planners and legal advisers in the process including:
- how to include superannuation in your property settlement
- the tax implications of deciding to split your superannuation
- RBL planning issues
- the availability of tax concessions.