Published on 24 Nov 06
by SOUTH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The extent of the Government’s ‘Plan to simplify and streamline superannuation’, as announced in the Federal Budget, came as quite a surprise to many. This paper provides an overview of the Government’s proposals and the further developments since the budget announcement, including discussion of the following specific aspects of the proposals:
- taxation of benefit payments
- payment rules
- contribution rules
- age pension assets test (Centrelink)
- other measures
- untaxed schemes.
Matthew is the founder and Principal of MT Lawyers. He advises on all aspects of Superannuation, estate and succession law, with a specific focus on self-managed superannuation funds and complex estate planning. Prior to establishing MT Lawyers in Adelaide, Matthew had over 12 years' experience working in large commercial law firms. He was a Partner at Minter Ellison in Adelaide, heading up their Superannuation and Estate Planning division. Matthew has also lived and worked overseas in London and Hong Kong.
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18 May 2015