SMSF defined benefit pensions – where to now?

SMSF defined benefit pensions – where to now?

In 2018 your SMSF pension choices are defined for you, it’s an account based pension or it’s nothing.  Whilst innovative income stream products may be around the corner they will take time to become mainstream. In the early 2000’s pensions were also defined but that...
SMSF integrity measures lack integrity!

SMSF integrity measures lack integrity!

There is only one thing that the new segregation rules labelled as the SMSF integrity measures are lacking and that’s integrity. I don’t fundamentally disagree with what the measure sets out to achieve, which is to remove tax manipulation. But by...
TRIS – a superannuation interest in itself

TRIS – a superannuation interest in itself

SMSF members only have one superannuation interest until such time as they commence an income stream. Each income stream commenced gives rise to a new superannuation interest. Nothing in the recent superannuation reform alters this, however, the introduction of some...

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