Does SMSF Litigation Risk Die with Trustees?

Does SMSF Litigation Risk Die with Trustees?

How many times have we heard that it’s only an SMSF audit; there’s not much in the fund, or it’s not high-risk? For some reason, the perception still exists that an SMSF is more straightforward to audit than any other entity. Interestingly, the auditing standards that...
Accepting EOFY Contributions After June 30

Accepting EOFY Contributions After June 30

Typically, SMSF contributions aren’t counted until the payment is received in the fund’s bank account. The problems start, however, when June 30 falls on a weekend or Monday as this provides minimal scope for contributions to be accepted at the last minute. The...
3 Simple Rules for Related Parties

3 Simple Rules for Related Parties

Trying to identify related party transactions in an SMSF can seem like pulling apart a set of Russian dolls: the first entity links to another entity, which, in turn, has another entity inside of it, and so on. The question is how far do you continue searching to...