Many people believe it is not possible to hold more than $1.6 million in assets supporting pension accounts, but there’s good news for the reader asking this question.
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If the sum of a couple’s pension balances is over $1.6 million and a spouse dies, what can the survivor do to keep the assets in the superannuation environment?
In the world of retirement income planning, there are two major opposing schools of thought: probability-based and safety-first. Understanding their distinctions is important in achieving the best outcomes.
A unique feature of SMSFs is the concept of ‘superannuation interests’ which must be monitored to keep track of the taxable components in a super fund. Good records can avoid problems later.
Get ready for more pension-related changes: from 1 January 2015 the way account-based income streams (including account-based pensions) are assessed under the income test for Centrelink purposes will be changing.