Deductibility of expenses guidelines for SMSFs

The ATO has recently updated their Taxation Ruling TR 93/17 Income tax: income tax deductions available to superannuation funds. When considering the types of expenses and their deductibility, ensuring that they are classified correctly is important.

Utilise these guidelines in your day to day practice or during client discussions as a checklist to ensure your SMSF clients are aware of all types of expenses they can deduct within their fund.

At the time of publishing, the contents of this resource were accurate and correct.

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