Published on 19 Oct 07
by TASMANIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The new super rules require us to rethink all strategies to provide value added advice for our clients. This paper examines some of the key areas that practitioners need to be on top of to plan tax effectively for their client’s super needs.
- Planning benefit payments under the new super rules:
- what is a super interest?
- how pensions and lump sums are treated?
- strategies to enhance outcomes
- crystallisation: the ‘must know’ issues:
- accumulation balances
- pre-30 June 2007 pensions
- pre-30 June 1994 pensions
- maximizing the pre 1983 component
- claiming super deductions:
- recent changes
- recent ATO publications.
Bryce is a Director at leading SMSF law firm DBA Lawyers. He practices predominantly in taxation and superannuation law, particularly the law of SMSFs. He is regularly quoted and published in the Australian Financial Review, the Herald Sun, CCH and LexisNexis publications, and elsewhere in the financial press. He presents extensively to accountants, financial planners and lawyers Australia-wide. Bryce has worked with DBA Lawyers since 2003. He holds both a bachelor degree and a masters degree in law and is an accredited Specialist SMSF Advisor.
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05 December 2012