Proposed SG amnesty raises opportunities and risks

By Christian Pakpahan, Lawyer and Daniel Butler, Director, DBA Lawyers On 24 May 2018, the government announced a 12 month superannuation guarantee (‘SG’) amnesty (‘Amnesty’) that proposes to give employers an opportunity to rectify past SG non-compliance without penalty. If the Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2018 (‘SG Bill’) is ever…

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Should an SMSF be a family super fund?

Sometimes SMSFs are referred to as family superannuation funds due to the ability to have mum, dad and two children as members in the fund. However, is this actually a good idea? What happens if there is a fight in the SMSF between parents and children? This article, by Bryce Figot of DBA Lawyers, considers…

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