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  • Australian financial services licence

    The 'accountants' exemption' that allowed accountants to provide advice about establishing a self-managed super fund (SMSF) ended on 30 June 2016.

    Accountants who relied on this exemption but want to continue to provide this type of advice must now either obtain a limited Australian financial services (AFS) licence or become an authorised representative of a licence-holder or licensee.

    Visit the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) website for information about Limited AFS licensesExternal Link.

      Last modified: 07 Jul 2016QC 49593