Are you eager to make the most of your superannuation and save on taxes? Tapping into an unused concessional contributions cap could be a savvy way for you to unlock tax savings! In this article, we will help break down what concessional contributions are, who can benefit from them, and how you can harness [...]
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Single Touch Payroll (STP) Reporting automatically sends tax and superannuation information from your accounting software to the ATO as each payroll period is processed. This reporting ensures that employees are paid their correct entitlements through data matching the amounts that are reported from the employee’s super funds and also ensures employees are taxed correctly. [...]
With the new super stapling rule in effect from November 1, 2021, it’s important for employers to understand what this means and how to remain compliant. A stapled super fund is an existing super fund that is linked, or ‘stapled’ to an individual employee and follows them as they change jobs. A stapled super aims [...]
Downsizer Contributions – Get more into super when you sell your home! From 1 July 2018 the ATO introduced the downsizer superannuation contribution. For people who are 65 years or older and meet the eligibility criteria, you can choose to make a contribution up to a maximum of $300,000 (each) into your superannuation from the [...]
The ATO is in the process of sending letters to trustees if their SMSF is holding 90% or more of its funds in one asset or a single asset class. Lack of diversification can expose an SMSF and its members to unnecessary risk if a significant investment fails, which is why the ATO is [...]