19/07/2018 | Peter Johnson SMSF Update, 2018, superannuation

2018 SMSF Update

New regime, new strategy
Peter Johnson, SMSF Services Director at Acis, analyses SMSF changes from the 2017 and 2018 budgets, highlights the potential impacts for your clients, and provides strategies to cope with the changes.

New regime, new strategy

Twelve months on, many are still finding their feet with the new superannuation regime that brought lower contribution caps, lowered access to tax-free pension income, and took away the ability to segregate current pension assets within a fund.

Peter Johnson, SMSF Services Director at Acis, analyses SMSF changes from the 2017 and 2018 budgets, highlights the potential impacts for your clients, and provides strategies to cope with the changes.

21/06/2018 | Stephen Harvey SMSF, superannuation, deed, SuperDepot

New SMSF deed

Acis and SuperDepot release an updated SMSF deed
Acis and SuperDepot have an updated SMSF deed from 21 June 2018.
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10/04/2018 | superannuation law, testimonial, SMSF expertise, Acis team, Tax Events highlights

Acis All Areas - April 2018

Lifting the lid on SMSF traps
"I estimate that up to half of accountants are unaware of the rules and are making the wrong assumptions about what SMSFs are able to do," says Peter Johnson, SMSF Services director at Acis.
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09/04/2018 | Peter Johnson, SMSF Services Director SuperDepot, SMSF, trust law, superannuation law, related party loans, unit trusts, trust deeds

Lifting the lid on SMSF traps

Up to half of accountants not clear about rules
Peter Johnson, SMSF Services Director at Acis, warns accountants of the traps that lurk beneath the surface.
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05/04/2018 | Kevin Mottau, Director, Acknowledge Accounting Acis, client, testimonial, SMSF expertise, superannuation, what they said

What they said...

“It’s the connections and relationships that count.” (Kevin Mottau, Director, Acknowledge Accounting)
Kevin Mottau, Director at Acknowledge Accounting, shares what excites him about the boost in SMSF expertise at Acis.
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16/09/2016 | Stephen Harvey special purpose company, superannuation, Acis standard constitution

Finding Purpose in Special Purpose Companies

Don't be pushed into a special constitution
While views differ quite significantly throughout our industry regarding the meaning of "Special Purpose Superannuation Company", not everybody agrees. Join Stephen Harvey by delving into why companies can be nominated as a Special Purpose Superannuation Company and why its OK to refer to distribution rights.
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17/03/2016 | Stephen Harvey property, superannuation, funds, related parties, SMSF, SuperDepot

Can Super Funds Acquire Property or Fund Construction When Dealing With Related Parties?

Circumstances to consider before diving in
Stephen Harvey of Acis discusses the factors to consider when looking to purchase property assets through a self-managed super fund.
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10/12/2015 | Unit Trust, Discretionary Trust, trust, perpetuity, superannuation

Acis All Areas - December 2015

Bridging the Gap
While we hope the champagne corks are about to be popped at your office, we know things aren't slowing down just yet! To round off a busy year, we thought it would be timely to recap on the articles that had the most impact on our clients in 2015.
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29/10/2015 | Stephen Harvey pension, lump sum, superannuation, SuperDepot

Avoiding Confusion Over Super Payouts

Pension or lump sum payment?
The enquiry into the financial system by the Federal Government has created some question around how superannuation payments will be distributed in the future. Stephen Harvey provides you with some analysis around the current rules in relation to a SMSF's ability to pay benefits, before any changes to this rule occurs.
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17/09/2015 | Stephen Harvey Superannuation, bankruptcy, assets, SuperDepot

Super and the Slippery Slope of Bankruptcy

Protection of Assets and Super
Is your superannuation under threat when you become bankrupt? Stephen Harvey of Acis delves deeper into this topic, and provides answers to these ongoing questions.
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17/09/2015 | Matt Neibling superannuation

Acis All Areas - September 2015

Super & The Slippery Slope
There's no doubting, particularly with the discussions about Australia's signing of a free trade agreement with China, that many businesses are considering international opportunities. One hot topic, which we've summarised in this issue, relates to the tax implications of residency that your clients should consider when doing business overseas.
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