Technical Update – Legislation, regulations and policy – May 2019

Join our technical team as they keep you up to date and informed on the developments within the SMSF industry.

OVERVIEW:

The purpose of the technical update is to provide SMSF Association members with the latest news, legislation amendments or introductions and policy within the SMSF and superannuation sectors. The webinar also highlights current submissions that the Association’s Policy team are currently working on to help shape the sector.

Presented by our Head of Policy, Jordan George, the live webinar provides our members with the opportunity to extend their SMSF technical competence in SMSF advice and practice.

AT THE COMPLETION OF TECHNICAL UPDATE, PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

• Understand the latest developments in the SMSF and superannuation sectors
• Evaluate the latest technical issues and requirements and whether it will affect current practices
• Demonstrate the knowledge and practical application to adjust current practices to deal with changing requirements
• Apply any developments to clients’ circumstances and be able to advise and implement adjustments that may be required, based on their specific circumstances

Details

Knowledge Area:
Taxation
CPD Points:
2

Speakers:

Jordan George SSA

Jordan George is Head of Policy at SMSF Association. Jordan is a key member SMSF Association’s technical team. He is responsible for managing SMSF Association’s submissions to government and regulators on new policy and legislative measures, and is a main contributor to SMSF Association's advocacy and technical work.

Prior to joining SMSF Association, Jordan spent four years in Canberra at the Australian Treasury where he worked on business tax policy issues, primarily on capital gains tax and also small business and tax administration issues. As such, Jordan brings to SMSF Association first-hand experience in developing tax policy and legislation, and advising government and Ministers on budget, policy, and regulatory issues.
Jordan has a Masters of Taxation at the University of New South Wales, an Honours degree in Economics and a Law degree from Adelaide University, along with a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University