SISFA in the Media

25-11-2020

SISFA 2020 SMSF VIRTUAL FORUM SMS MAG -Arrears Conts

Arrears contributions glitch arises

25-11-2020

SISFA 2020 SMSF VIRTUAL FORUM 19 NOVEMBER SMS MAG DEATH BENEFITS

Death benefits don't need cash

25-11-2020

SISFA 2020 SMSF VIRTUAL FORUM SMS MAG - ATO

Asset Valuation breaches spike

25-11-2020

SISFA 2020 SMSF VIRTUAL FORUM SMS Mag non cash reconts

Non cash re-contributions tricky

25-11-2020

SISFA 2020 SMSF VIRTUAL FORUM SMDS MAG - Separate SMSFs

Separate SMSFs a conflict fix

25-11-2020

SISFA 2020 Virtual Forum SMS Magazine - ATO

ATO Rent Relief Determination close

22-05-2020

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22-05-2020

Advisor voice article on new SISFA oferrings

22-05-2020

Adviser Voice article on new SISFA offerings


22-05-2020

SISFA expands lobbying effort with revamped trustee offering

12-06-2019

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31-01-2019

Emergence of SMSF Party raises questions

The establishment of the SMSF Party to run for seats in both houses of parliament at the coming federal election has attracted criticism from an industry body. Michael Lorimer spoke to SMSFSuper Magazine this week

16-12-2018

Graeme Colley on franking credit refunds for SMSFs

An interesting article on retirement income without franking credit refunds

04-08-2018

Super changes trigger tax hit for $200b in SMSF assets

29-06-2018

Alliance for a fairer retirement system

"The Alliance for a Fairer Retirement System highlights the impact on small business owners of the ALP&rsquo;s proposal to disallow franking credit refunds and welcomes three new national associations as member<br />

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Read the full media release here"

14-06-2018

SISFA to create new auditor membership

SMS Magazine reported that SISFA has responded to the federal budget proposal for three-year SMSF audits by creating

14-06-2018

SISFA to create new Auditor membership

SMS Magazine reported that SISFA has responded to the federal budget proposal for three-year SMSF audits by creating an entirely new class of membership to represent the interests of specialist SMSF auditors.

SISFA welcomes the news of an increase in the number of SMSF members
27-04-2018

SISFA welcomes the news of an increase in the number of SMSF members

"SISFA has previously lobbied the Government for an increase in the maximum member number of SMSF members from 4 to 6 or 7.<br />

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We welcome the impending announcement by Financial Services Minister, Kelly O'Dwyer"

Chris Balalovski's podcast - retire well retire happy
01-03-2018

Chris Balalovski's podcast - retire well retire happy

Chris speaks to Anne Nelson on SMSFs and how they operate

SMSF Adviser - SISFA adds new services
02-11-2017

SMSF Adviser - SISFA adds new services

SISFA has shaken up its management team and membership package

SMSF Adviser - SISFA adds new services
02-11-2017

SMSF Adviser - SISFA adds new services

SISFA has shaken up its management team and membership package

Leadership change at SISFA following merger
10-10-2017

Leadership change at SISFA following merger

Managing director Mike Goodall will hand over the reins of managing director to one of the founding directors of SISFA, Michael Lorimer

"What if?" SMSF scenarios not yet canvassed
04-10-2017

"What if?" SMSF scenarios not yet canvassed

Many unique SMSF scenarios are beginning to crop up with many more expected to emerge, however no clarification or guidance has been provided to advisers or trustees for these new situations, according to an SMSF industry body.

SISFA to unveil new member benefits
03-10-2017

SISFA to unveil new member benefits

SISFA will officially launch new membership category levels and their benefits this month, as it puts a greater focus on trustee needs and services.

Practical application of Super changes the key
29-09-2017

Practical application of Super changes the key

The difficulties and the questions that have arisen as a result of the application of these rules and the practical implications practitioners have to deal with [means that] they are looking for outcomes and examples that they can take away to use for their clients, SISFA managing director Mike Goodall told selfmanagedsuper

SISFA contests latest SMSF generalisations
27-09-2017

SISFA contests latest SMSF generalisations

The Self-managed Independent Superannuation Funds Association (SISFA) has called out the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) for making numerous prejudiced claims against SMSFs.

SISFA hits back at union-backed funds over accusation of tax avoidance
25-09-2017

SISFA hits back at union-backed funds over accusation of tax avoidance

"SISFA hits back at union backed fund claims in today's AFR that they have exacerbated Australia's housing affordability problem as wildly overblown.<br />

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In a supplementary submission to a Productivity Commission inquiry, the self-managed sector hit back at several attacks made by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees, including claims that do-it-yourself schemes misallocate capital, deprive the government of revenue and may harm the economy as members age and lose mental capacity."

SISFA hits back at AIST claims
25-09-2017

SISFA hits back at AIST claims

"SISFA hits back on claims made about the asset allocation of SMSFs and their involvement in the property boom in its latest submission to the Productivity Commission.<br />

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Click here to read the full submission"

Performance benchmarking for SMSFs
01-09-2017

Performance benchmarking for SMSFs

In a submission to the Productivity Commission we argue that investment performance benchmarking is not a reliable indicator of performance for SMSFs.

SMSF record upkeep struggles
19-07-2017

SMSF record upkeep struggles

The maintenance and administration of SMSFs and records under the complex superannuation rules will be a significant challenge for the industry as the legislation assumes the sector operates on real-time data.

Expect superannuation fallout
19-07-2017

Expect superannuation fallout

The industry must prepare for unintended consequences that will emerge from the complexity of the new superannuation legislation, particularly as the definition of super has not yet been enshrined.

SISFA to lobby for extension
19-07-2017

SISFA to lobby for extension

The Self-managed Independent Superannuation Funds Association (SISFA) will call on the government to defer the 1 July 2017 start date for super measures included in the federal budget to allow for a sensible implementation period.

Acturial Certificate plans
19-07-2017

Acturial Certificate plans

Several industry bodies have raised concerns regarding the government’s proposals to implement an exemption to obt..

Complexity Introduces Compliance Problems
09-11-2016

Complexity Introduces Compliance Problems

The draft superannuation measures have underlying complexities that will make it harder for SMSF trustees to comply

During the 2016/17 financial year approximately $1.6 million was levied in administration penalties alone [against trustees]

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