SMSF / SMSF Strategy / Trustee education

Watch our latest video on borrowing in super

Borrowing in super has become a very popular strategy with self-managed super funds since its introduction back in September 2007. ¬†I see more and more SMSFs using borrowing, but you need to be aware of some of the traps in using this strategy. When first introduced, superannuation borrowing was done using what was then called … Continue reading »

Dealing at arms-length with your SMSF
SMSF / SMSF Compliance / Trustee education

Dealing at arms-length with your SMSF

The requirement to be dealing at ‘arms length’ with your SMSF is an important part of superannuation law to ensure¬†prevention of transactions that may allow fund assets to be used as a source of concessionally taxed benefits to members in pre-retirement years, or to advantage non-members. Section 109 of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act (SIS … Continue reading »