Podcasts

Here you will find a number of podcasts where Class is interviewed by media and industry experts for our insights and vision backed by the statistical analysis of the 160,000+ SMSF administered on Class super.  

 

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Class Benchmark Report June 2018

Tax Talks episode 76
hosted by Heide Robson and joined by Kevin Bungard

Every 3 months, Class publishes an SMSF benchmark report, showing trends in the industry and including a quarterly feature on a particular issue. The Class SMSF Benchmark Report June 2018 looked at the effects of the super reforms on pension accounts and other topics. 


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SMSF Performance

Tax Talks episode 63
hosted by Heide Robson and joined by Kevin Bungard

In April 2018 the Australian Productivity Commission published their draft report “Superannuation: Assessing Efficiency and Competitiveness”. The report mainly focused on APRA funds but also touched on SMSF performance. And these comments about SMSF performance caused commotion in the SMSF industry.

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Event-based reporting

Tax Talks episode 57
hosted by Heide Robson and joined by Kevin Bungard

If you have SMSFs as clients, you probably have done some event-based reporting over the last few weeks, where you reported the transfer balances as of 30 June 2018. How did you go? We found it much easier than we had expected.


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The great pension squeeze

Smarter SMSF episode 44
hosted by Aaron Dunn and joined by Kevin Bungard

In this session, Aaron and Kevin discuss just how much impact from a taxation perspective the super reforms have on Government revenues, in particular with the introduction of the transfer balance cap and the taxation of transition to retirement income streams (TRISs).  They discuss current and future policy settings including the proposed measures of the Labor Government to remove franking credit refunds, in addition to the Productivity Commission's draft report that contemplated a $1.0m balance as a comparative figure for SMSFs.


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