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Elections for Superannuation Funds & Unit Trusts seminar paper


This paper addresses election issues unique to SMSFs and unit trusts, and when and why they should or shouldn't make elections including:
- when does a SMSF have to make a FTE and/or an IEE?
- when does a unit trust or other entity that a SMSF has invested in have to make a and/or an IEE?
- what are the ATO's views on these issues - we will closely examine several relevant ATO IDs.

Author profile:

Author Photo - Daniel BUTLER
Dan is one of Australia’s leading SMSF lawyers and has worked predominantly in the SMSF, tax and related fields for over 30 years. He is a regular presenter on SMSF topics and has published extensively in professional journals including contributing a monthly article on SMSFs to the Taxation in Australia and other media. Dan is a member of the ATO’s Superannuation Industry Relationship Network (SIRN), the Chair of The Tax Institute’s National Superannuation Committee, a member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Tax Committee, and is involved with a number of other tax and SMSF committees. Dan presents on the subject Taxation of Superannuation at the University of Melbourne’s Master of Laws/Tax program. Dan is also a CTA and a Specialist SMSF Advisor. Current at 11 April 2017 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Daniel BUTLER.


This was presented at Family Trust Elections Revisited .

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