• no image Key Superannuation Changes for July 2017: Estate Planning

    The new rules will require pension accounts to be no more than $1.6 million per person on the commencement of the pension or 1 July 2017 for existing pensions. The Government chose to give no concession whatsoever for the situation of a person who receives ...

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  • no image Upcoming Seminars/Workshops

    Munro Doig's legal team are leaders in their field of expertise. We are pleased to be involved in delivering the following seminars/workshops. 16 February 2017: Legalwise Estate Planning Conference Colin Munro and Antony Barrier will presenting seminars as...

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  • no image Key Superannuation Changes for July 2017: Pension Limits

    Here is Part 4 of our series on key superannuation changes to come into effect on 1 July 2017. The legislation introduces an extraordinarily complex set of rules designed in summary to limit the amount in the fund that can be held in the tax-free pension st...

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  • no image Key Superannuation Changes for July 2017: Borrowing in Super

    Continuing our series on Key Superannuation Changes for July 2017, we look at how the rules will affect borrowing in super. Notwithstanding that many funds will have quite significant loans to repay, the legislation did not include a concession for contrib...

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  • no image Key Superannuation Changes for July 2017: Contribution Rules

    In our previous post, we highlighted key superannuation changes due to come into effect on 1 July 2017. This post continues the series by looking at changes to the contribution rules. Much like the period leading up to 2007, there is now a once-off contribu...

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  • no image Key Superannuation Changes for July 2017

    The main bills have passed, although enshrining of the purpose of superannuation in law has been left for another day. This is the first major overhaul of the superannuation landscape since the changes introduced in 2007, which were, in the intervening year...

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