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Superannuation Guarantee contributions (employer contributions) move to 9.25%. Pension minimums move back to normal rates. This means income generation in pension phase becomes even more important. People over age 60 can now make concessional contributions of Continue Reading...

The Federal Treasurer, Wayne Swan described his sixth Federal Budget as a ‘sensible, calm and responsible approach that puts jobs first’. This Budget could be described as uneventful as it contained little in the way of sweeteners for middle income earnersContinue Reading...

There have been numerous changes to the superannuation sector in recent time and more specifically to how SMSFs are administered. It can be very difficult for trustees to stay up to date with changes and manage them effectively. We always aim to keep things siContinue Reading...

Superannuation has traditionally been structured in a way that meant you needed to reach your preservation age and retire from the workforce in order to access your superannuation benefits. This meant that those who wanted to reduce their working hours in the Continue Reading...

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