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SMSF trustee death benefit payment decisions – have you done enough to protect your position?
08 March 19
The recent Victorian decision of Re Marsella; Marsella v Wareham (No 2) [2019] VSC 65, demonstrates what not to do as a trustee when paying a death benefit from a self-managed superannuation fund, and, very importantly, what not to do as a trustee’s adviser. The case is a perfect example of where specialist advice could have completely changed the outcome.
Navigating input tax credits for the GST paid on imported goods
27 February 19
GST is payable on taxable supplies and taxable importations. In some cases, one transaction can constitute both a taxable supply and a taxable importation.
Key issue with TRIS requirements resolved by Parliament
18 February 19
Since the introduction of the new superannuation rules that apply from 1 July 2017, there have been technical issues with transition to retirement income streams (TRIS). For examples, see our earlier publication TRIS and the new amendments to the 2016 Budget measures.