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19/06/2018CRT Alert 057/2018Information on the upcoming Superannuation industry engagement forum – Delivering on the future now. To be held on Wednesday 27 June 2018 at International Convention Centre Sydney.
18/06/2018CRT Alert 056/2018 - PAYG Withholding variation for income stream beneficiaries who turn 60 during the financial yearFrom 1 July, payers of superannuation income streams can reduce the rate of withholding for income stream beneficiaries who turn 60 during a financial year.
18/06/2018Superannuation Changes Industry roadmapThe Superannuation Changes Industry Roadmap is an overview of the changes impacting the superannuation industry, Superstream and other super reforms.
15/06/2018Assurance and governance for large superannuation funds - ATO perspectiveKPMG quarterly superannuation update delivered by Deputy Commissioner James O'Halloran in Melbourne and Assistant Commissioner Graham Whyte in Sydney.
15/06/2018CRT Alert 055/2018 - Additional MCS or TBAR reporting may be requiredThere are additional reporting obligations for funds that have reported MCS and TBAR with different client identification information for the 2016-17 or 2017-18 FY.
14/06/2018Highlights: SMSF quarterly statistical report March 2018Read the highlights from the March 2018 quarterly statistical report on SMSFs.
14/06/2018SMSF News Alert 2018/3: advice for funds where members have a market-linked pensionThis advice is for self-managed super funds (SMSFs) who have members with market-linked pensions that have been commuted, resulting in the member having a transfer balance account debit of nil.
14/06/2018SMSFs to provide an accumulation phase value in certain circumstancesSMSFs will need to provide an accumulation phase value (APV) on a transfer balance account report (TBAR) for 30 June 2017 if the SMSF member has no interest in the accumulation or retirement phase at any time of the year.
14/06/2018Self-managed super fund quarterly statistical report - March 2018This is a statistical report for the self-managed super fund market for the period up to March 2018.
13/06/2018Accessing the DASP online application system for fundsSteps for super funds or their administrators to follow for establishing access to the departing Australia superannuation payments online application system.
13/06/2018Join the Superannuation IEF live stream event in JuneJoin the Superannuation Industry Engagement Forum live stream event on 27 June 2018.
13/06/2018Live stream eventsSome ATO-hosted events are live streamed so you can watch and participate in real time from your desktop or mobile device. You can also watch recordings of past live streamed events.
13/06/2018SuperStream industry engagement forumIndustry engagement forums are an opportunity for the ATO and large super fund industry representatives to discuss the latest information about superannuation industry reform, SuperStream implementation and other projects and initiatives affecting the industry.
13/06/2018Together we've reached a milestoneA key milestone has been reached in delivering our award-winning SuperStream program.
08/06/2018CRT Alert 054/2018 - Commutation authority issue resolvedThe issue where Commissioner’s commutation authorities had issued with an incorrect amount has now been fixed. We are contacting affected funds who have a member impacted by this issue.
08/06/2018New reporting obligations for SMSFsInformation about event-based reporting for SMSFs and the new reporting obligations associated with the transfer balance cap.
07/06/2018Self-managed super fund annual return changes in 2017-18Following the super changes that came into effect on 1 July 2017, there are a number of changes to the 2017-18 Self-managed super fund annual return (SAR).
06/06/2018Final MATS Business Implementation Guide (v1.0) and MATS Transition HandbookThe final MATS Business Implementation Guide (BIG) and MATS Handbook are now available.
06/06/2018PCG 2018/2: Propagation arrangements adopted by registrable superannuation entities releasedPractical Compliance Guideline PCG 2018/2: Propagation arrangements adopted by registrable superannuation entities was recently released.
05/06/2018Lost members register protocolThe lost members register protocol provides guidance for super providers about lost members and the associated reporting obligations.
05/06/2018Unclaimed superannuation money protocolThe unclaimed superannuation money protocol provides guidance for super providers about unclaimed superannuation money and the associated reporting obligations.
01/06/2018PAYG withholding obligationsHow to meet pay as you go (PAYG) withholding and reporting obligations when paying a super benefit to a member.
01/06/2018Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty announcedTake advantage of the Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty and correct mistakes with your SG obligations without penalty.
30/05/2018CRT Alert 053/2018 - ATO to administer compassionate early release of superThe ATO will take responsibility from the Department of Human Services (DHS) for administering early release of superannuation on compassionate grounds from 1 July 2018.
30/05/2018New look SMSF news serviceWe have refreshed the look of our self-managed super fund (SMSF) news and alerts area on our website and our monthly newsletter, SMSF News. Make sure you're subscribed to both of these services so you're the first to know about new and important information that may affect your SMSF.
30/05/2018Super changes webinar: recording available nowWe ran a webinar on 10 May 2018 to highlight what self-managed super fund trustees and members need to know and do leading up to 30 June 2018, now that the super changes are in place. A recorded version is now available for those who may have missed it.
29/05/2018If your SMSF receives SG contributions you need an ESAAll SMSFs receiving super guarantee (SG) contributions need to have an electronic service address (ESA). Find out how to get one, what they are used for and how to avoid common errors.
28/05/2018CRT Alert 051/2018 - Commutation authority updateIn a small number of circumstances our system is not populating the commutation authority with the correct amount. We have stopped sending commutation authorities to funds to allow us time to investigate further and resolve the matter.
28/05/2018CRT Alert 052/2018 - EFT payments scheduled 29 MayInformation about the issue where electronic funds transfer (EFT) payments for the super guarantee remittance run and the USM remittance run has been paid as one amount.
28/05/2018Funds: starting and stopping a pensionInformation that trustees need to consider when commencing or stopping a superannuation income stream or pension.