The heated discussion about superannuation - age of entitlement, generational fairness, gender equity - is a good one for New Zealand to have now.
The billions of dollars pouring into superannuation savings are irresistible to investment scammers, but accountants are putting a stop to their dubious schemes.
Investors should be conscious of rule changes that may affect property investments made through their self-managed superannuation funds.
The ATO is increasing its focus on SMSF auditors who fail to meet key independence requirements.
It’s been a super year, with controversial changes to the superannuation system one of the hottest political topics of 2016.
After a long transition period, Regulation 7.1.29A, the accountants’ exemption for giving SMSF advice, has finally been repealed.
Self-managed superannuation fund trustees and their advisors need to be alert to the latest round of wealth-stripping fraudulent schemes.
We keep being told the federal budget has to “wash its face” but things are looking pretty grimy with details emerging about inequitable application of superannuation reforms.
Superannuation has rarely been more a part of public discourse, yet the nature of the political process is obscuring any real examination of the value of the changes being proposed.
With Parliament back for the first time in more than three months we’re bracing for “super” times ahead.