Published on 09 Nov 12
by WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper provides an update on the progress of the Government’s SMSF stronger super reforms with a particular focus on the following areas:
- the ATO’s additional SMSF enforcement powers
- the SMSF investment strategy reforms
- the ATO’s new SMSF asset valuation guidelines
- the proposed new penalties which will apply to illegal early access and unlawful payments
- SuperStream and its impact on the SMSF sector.
Peter is a previous Board Member and now full-time Technical Director of the Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Professional Association of Australia (SPAA). Peter is the chair of the SPAA National Conference Committee and has overall responsibility for the technical content delivered at SPAA events. Peter is also the author of SPAA's popular technical bulletin "Technically Speaking" which is issued monthly to SPAA members. Peter is a member of the ATO's NTLG Superannuation Technical Sub-Group, the ATO's Superstream working group and the ATO's SMSF Stronger Super working group. As a regular public speaker at industry conferences, Peter has established himself as an authority in the field of SMSF technical advice and education. He has also published a number of articles and accredited training material on the subject of SMSFs and is an adjunct lecturer with the University of Adelaide. Peter has an MBA from Adelaide University, a degree in economics and post graduate qualifications in superannuation management and finance.
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24 September 2012