Tax rate increased for Australians with super balances above $3 million

The Albanese government has announced superannuation balances above $3 million will have their concessional rate doubled from 2025. Currently, earnings from superannuation in the accumulation phase are taxed at a concessional rate of up to 15 per cent. This will continue for all superannuation accounts with balances below $3 million From 2025-26, the concessional tax rate applied […]

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Oliver’s insights – Australian v global shares

Article written by: Dr Shane Oliver,Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist AMP Key points – The underperformance of Australian versus global shares since 2009 reflects a combination of tighter monetary policy, the strong $A into 2011, the slump in commodity prices, property crash phobia and classic mean reversion. – Australia’s performance is much better […]

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Do you have a Self-Managed Super Fund?

Are your lodgements up-to-date? Your fund status will change if SMSF annual returns are late From 1 October 2019, if your SMSF is more than two weeks overdue on any annual return lodgment due date and hasn’t requested a lodgment deferral, the ATO will change the status of your SMSF on Super Fund Lookup (SFLU) […]

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