About turn of proposed budget changes to super?
Announcements / Contributions / Federal Budget / SMSF

About turn of proposed budget changes to super?

#Budget2016 will ensure our superannuation system provides greater choice & flexibility for hard working Australianshttps://t.co/2Q94OY2evk — Scott Morrison (@ScottMorrisonMP) April 27, 2016 Over the past few weeks we have seen the Government appear to have settled on changes to superannuation contributions, with a likely reduction to the concessional contribution cap and lowering the threshold for … Continue reading »

Launching the SMSF Day events
Announcements / Professionals / SMSF

Launching the SMSF Day events

  It is with great excitement that I announce the launch of the SMSF Day to be held across Australia between 6 – 15 April 2016. About the SMSF Day The SMSF Day has been created as an expansion to our highly popular SMSF tax planning webinar.  This face-to-face tax planning and strategies day is devoted to building your SMSF … Continue reading »

Be a part of the 30 day business challenge
Announcements / No More Practice

Be a part of the 30 day business challenge

This year, I had the opportunity to participate in the latest wealth education initiative by No More Practice, the Transformation Series. Broadcast nationally on SkyNews Business and Channel 74, the Transformation Series brings to life the stories of three business owners as they undergo intensive coaching to transform their business and compete for their chance … Continue reading »

Future of SMSF report is coming…
Announcements / SMSF

Future of SMSF report is coming…

Yes, my blogging has been fairly quiet over the past couple of months… With good reason too! After gaining some fantastic insights from more than 430 respondents, the Future of SMSF report shares key insights into the SMSF sector like nothing ever seen before.  A report that looks at financial services businesses and how they: service the needs of SMSF trustees … Continue reading »

FREE ATO WEBINAR – ATO’s compliance approach and treatments for SMSF trustees
Announcements / ATO / Professionals / SMSF / SMSF Compliance / Webinars

FREE ATO WEBINAR – ATO’s compliance approach and treatments for SMSF trustees

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will be running a free webinar program over three weeks from 10 to 27 June 2014 for self-managed super fund auditors, tax agents and other superannuation professionals.  These ATO webinars focus on the Regulator’s SMSF compliance approach, as well as the new compliance treatments for SMSF trustees which will come into effect … Continue reading »

Be a part of something big
Announcements / Professionals / SMSF

Be a part of something big

I’m quite passionate about the SMSF industry.  When I started as an accountant more than 17 years ago, I fell into the SMSF industry as a young graduate preparing accounts for excluded funds (pre-ATO days for those that remember).  I had no idea what they were and certainly no inkling of what the industry would look like today.  … Continue reading »

Are you ready for the future of SMSF?
Announcements / Professionals / SMSF / Webinars

Are you ready for the future of SMSF?

Having surpassed some magical milestones throughout 2013 the SMSF industry continues to grow and evolve into a mature sector.  Now having passed 500,000 funds, $500 billion of total assets and over a million SMSF members, it is not only exciting to have been a part of the journey to date, but also where it is … Continue reading »

Are you riding the wave of SMSF success?
Announcements / Events / Professionals / SMSF

Are you riding the wave of SMSF success?

This week sees a record number of more than 1,400 attendees converge on Brisbane for the 2014 SPAA National Conference (19 – 21 February).  This three-day event provides professionals with an update on the latest SMSF strategies, technical and regulatory updates, the latest on investment markets and a word from both sides of Government with … Continue reading »

Join Aaron at the SMSF Strategy Days
Announcements / Professionals / SMSF / SMSF Strategy

Join Aaron at the SMSF Strategy Days

The SMSF sector represents one of the most exciting business growth opportunities for financial services professionals. Specialists who are engaged, educated, confident and compliant can tap into the growing demand for tailored SMSF advice. Now in its seventh year, the SMSF Strategy Day is the premier event for SMSF advice specialists seeking to grow their … Continue reading »

Help me create a new SMSF podcast show
Announcements / Dunno / Podcasts / Professionals / SMSF

Help me create a new SMSF podcast show

I have a goal to make TheDunnThing blog the leading industry resource on self-managed super funds.  From humble beginnings to now thousands of readers, I never imagined where that the blog would have evolved to what it is today. For me, the next stage in growing content for the blog is to launch a regular … Continue reading »