New legislation effective from 12 May 2004 has dropped a bomb shell on the superannuation industry especially SMSFs. This presentation examines how these changes impact advisers and clients and covers:
- what pensions can now be paid by SMSFs
- what transitional relief exists
- what impact it has on assets' test exempt pensions
- who can now provide complying pensions
- the new contribution rules
- the new minimum benefit and anti-forfeiture rules.
Daniel Butler CTA
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 19 September 2016
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