Technically Speaking: Electing to be regulated as an SMSF

Becoming a regulated superannuation fund should be a reasonably easy process.  As Graeme points out in this edition of Technically Speaking it can be a little more complex than meets the eye.  The ATO changes to the SuperFund Lookup have meant greater interest in whether there is valid superannuation fund in existence and the trustees are able to display a level of competency in their knowledge of the rules and regulations prior to the registration of a new fund.

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