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SuperIQ is an intuitive Self Managed Superfund System that’s designed to link all the services you may need, helping you to make the best decisions about your financial future.

CoreData Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) Service Provider Award Winner

SuperIQ won another industry award – the Core Data SMSF Administrator of the Year in the Adviser category.

The finalists and winners were decided using results from CoreData's SMSF Service Provider Study 2015, which captured the feedback of SMSF trustees together with financial planners and accountants that advise on SMSFs. Nearly 1,200 responses were collated in the results and the research was conducted between 22 June and 18 August 2015.

More information can be found here: http://www.coredata.com.au/smsf_awards/

SMSF technology isn’t standing still

Despite the rhetoric from institutional superannuation funds, the ongoing technology development of SMSFs as a simple, cost effective and self-directed superannuation vehicle continues to attract new members...

Full Article: http://cuffelinks.com.au/smsf-technology-isnt-standing-still/

Stuart Forsyth joins SuperIQ Board

SuperIQ is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Forsyth, former Assistant Deputy Commissioner for the ATO as a Board member.

Full Press Release: Appointment of Stuart Forsyth

SuperIQ named SMSF Provider of the year for another year

We are incredibly proud that SuperIQ was announced SMSF Administrator of the Year for 2014 at the annual Rainmaker Selecting Super Awards in Melbourne. We won the same award in 2013 and we have already started talking about what we need to do to make sure we are the best at what we do next year.

Read more: http://www.selectingsuper.com.au/awards

Financial System Inquiry Interim Report - SMSF Impacts

As you may know the Financial Systems Inquiry chaired by David Murray released its Interim Report on Tuesday this week.  The complete report is available here.
 
The report outlines the preliminary views and thoughts of the committee conducting the inquiry and also identifies areas that the inquiry plans to continue to investigate.
 

Superannuation is one part of a complex tax picture

Andrew Bloore



A clear message from the budget is the ongoing and important role superannuation plays in minimising the fiscal cost to the taxpayer of the age pension system. Care needs to be taken when removing super incentives as there may be unexpected consequences when the entire system is considered.

SuperIQ Budget Newsletter 2014

The Abbott Government handed down its first Budget with a number of proposed changes to superannuation, taxation and social security. Measures include the introduction of a Temporary Budget Repair Levy for high-income earners, relief from superannuation excess non-concessional contributions tax, an increase to the Age Pension age and the reduction of a number of social security and family tax benefits.  The announcements need to successfully pass through both houses of Parliament before becoming law and therefore may be subject to change going through this process.

Superannuation rates and thresholds for 2014/15

The Tax Office has announced key superannuation rates and thresholds effective 1 July 2014. The increase in thresholds will have particular impact on contributions strategies. Outlined below is a summary of those thresholds and what you need to be thinking about in relation to your superannuation planning going forward.

Superannuation Update - February 2014

A new penalty regime for SMSFs

It is acknowledged that most SMSF trustees operate their funds properly and comply with the obligations and standards set by superannuation law, however there will always be some who disregard the rules. A flexible and effective penalty regime is required to prevent a repetition of misconduct and deter others from disregarding the rules.

Super back on the government’s agenda

SuperIQ featured in SMSF Adviser Online with our technical expert Kate Anderson (As seen on Sky News) explaining what the governments agenda is for superannuation...

http://www.smsfadviseronline.com.au/columns/item/144-super-back-on-the-government-s-agenda

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