Upsize your super with downsizer contributions

DLA Partners Luxury Property Services in Natai since 2005 Downsizer

Legislation has passed that will enable people aged 65 or over to make additional super contributions of up to $300,000 per person from the proceeds of the sale of their home from 1 July 2018. These are known as ‘downsizer contributions’ and they can be made on top of the existing contribution caps, without having […]

Smart ways to ease yourself into retirement, pay less tax and boost your super

Two things first up: (1) If you want to (or have to) work past the age of 55, you need to read this article; or (2) If you know someone else who that applies to, please forward them this article or a link to it.

Keen to manage your own retirement savings? Consider a self-managed super fund (SMSF)

by David Buchanan, Director & DLA Private Wealth In a recent report by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) there were 590,102 Self-Managed Superannuation Funds in Australia at the close of the March 2017 quarter [1]. This represented an increase of more than 22,000 SMSFs since March 2016, suggesting that Australians favour managing their own […]