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Super Reforms #6: In Case You Missed It & Action Summary
March 28, 2017
Super Reforms #6: In Case You Missed It & Action Summary

Since February, I have posted a series of five articles on important aspects of the ongoing super reforms and these have earned a strong response among Brentnalls NSW clients. My articles have covered the broad

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March 21, 2017
Super Reforms #5: CGT Exemption

The Government has introduced a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) exemption in alignment with the super reforms legislation. The CGT exemption allows Trustees of super funds to capture the tax-free benefits of their assets to enable

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March 14, 2017
Super Reforms #4: Pension Strategy

Minimum requirements for pension compliance may change following the commutation of pensions and the implementation of the $1.6m pension transfer cap. This is relevant for you if you are in, or you are approaching the

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March 7, 2017
Super Reforms #3: Commutation of Pensions

The super reforms include a new $1.6m transfer cap that limits the amount of super assets that can be moved into the pension phase and generate tax-free earnings. Additionally, many of the tax benefits associated

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February 28, 2017
Super Reforms #2: Contributions post 30 June 2017

My first article in this series outlined up-coming changes to super contributions caps. As a member of a super fund or trustee of a self-managed super fund (SMSF), you should consider very carefully how these

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February 21, 2017
Super Reforms #1: Contribution caps pre 30 June 2017

Concessional (pre-tax) and non-concessional (post-tax) super contribution caps reduce considerably from July 1, 2017. Concessional caps drop from the current amount of $30k or $35k p.a. (depending on your age) to $25k p.a. across the

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