Audit Checklist for SMSF Compliance 2022
Jun 7, 2022, 7:38 AM
A comprehensive checklist of common pitfalls and omissions.
This will help accountants to streamline SMSF tax return preparations for EOFY 2022, and avoid breaches and fines for their clients.
The Pandemic Honeymoon is Over
Apr 19, 2022, 11:01 AM
During 2020 and 2021, ASIC and the ATO took a conciliatory approach to SMSFs.
That period of grace is now over.
There are 5 major concerns to be aware of:
Can you feel the serenity?
Feb 24, 2022, 7:59 AM
The long hoped for return to normality might be here.
Though there is a backlog of work to clear. At last count there are an estimated 80,000 SMSF audits overdue.
Here’s a helpful checklist to speed up the audit process.
[Webinar] Property and SMSFs: are you getting it right?
Jan 20, 2022, 10:10 AM
This webinar was held on January 20, 2022 and it covers ATO's rules and most common questions about property and SMSFs. You can view the recording and download the material here.
The next generation is beating down the door. Are you taking advantage of it?
Jan 12, 2022, 11:00 AM
After years of negligible growth in the establishment of new SMSFs, they have taken off again. The one thing to watch out for is the younger generation of investors.
They are the fastest growing segment of new SMSFs, and they are different.
It’s been exhausting, the finish line’s in sight… but...
Nov 24, 2021, 12:53 PM
It’s been a 21-month ultra-marathon.
Hang in there. The finishing line is in sight. It’s just a few short weeks.
However... it would be remiss of me if I did not bring two things to your attention:
Trustees looking for someone to blame
Sep 8, 2021, 7:27 AM
When investments sour and people lose money they want to blame someone. Anyone but themselves. Aggrieved trustees are all too happy to turn to the authorities or lawyers to vent their spleen.
And in the firing line – their accountant or auditor.
Jul 29, 2021, 11:19 AM
The big attraction with six-member funds is that it brings more capital into the fund, giving it access to more investment opportunities otherwise not available to it.
But there are management challenges to consider. So be mindful ...