Self Managed Superannuation Category - Page 4 of 6 - Watkins Financial Services

Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) have become very popular and rightly so. SMSFs offer the most flexible option for the investment on your retirement savings and the greatest amount of control. However, not everyone can justify the costs associated with runningContinue Reading...

The proposed Levy by the Gillard Government to tax superannuation funds in pension phase has been scrapped. The initial proposal was to introduce a 15% earnings tax on superannuation fund members who were in pension phase with earnings over $100,000. Wayne SwaContinue Reading...

First things first, there is no such thing as a typical SMSF trustee. Gone are the days where Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) were only used by the small business owner or wealthy individual approaching retirement. It is becoming more common for younger generContinue Reading...

As borrowing to purchasing property through Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) becomes more popular, I believe there are certain areas that need to be addressed. A particular area that I have been asked recently is can an SMSF borrow money to purchase a propertyContinue Reading...

Our recent article last chance to transfer shares into super is no longer relevant. The government on Wednesday the 29th of May 2013 decided to abandon the proposed off-market transfer of share into super. The key reasons for abandoning the proposed changes arContinue Reading...