DIY Super For Dummies [NOOK Book]

Overview

Taking control of your super is easier than you think

Now in its third edition, DIY Super For Dummies contains all the expert information and advice you need to confidently set up and manage your fund, navigate the ever-changing super rules, and invest your fund wisely.

Written in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the For Dummies brand for more than twenty years, this friendly and easy-to-follow guide helps you figure out if...

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DIY Super For Dummies

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Overview

Taking control of your super is easier than you think

Now in its third edition, DIY Super For Dummies contains all the expert information and advice you need to confidently set up and manage your fund, navigate the ever-changing super rules, and invest your fund wisely.

Written in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the For Dummies brand for more than twenty years, this friendly and easy-to-follow guide helps you figure out if DIY super is the right way to go for your unique circumstances, shows you how to establish a self-managed super fund, highlights the many ways to contribute to your fund, considers how to make the most of the super tax incentives, and so much more.

With comprehensive new content explaining recent super changes announced by the government, and guidance on SMSF changes that have occurred since publication of the previous edition, DIY Super For Dummies gives you unprecedented and independent information to help you make informed decisions about your DIY super fund, empowering you to develop a successful long-term plan for retirement.

  • Explores how much super is enough for a comfortable retirement
  • Explains the super rules and opportunities in plain English, and outlines how to create a SMSF in ten steps
  • Delves into the costs of running a SMSF, and steers you through your fund's super CART (Compliance, Administration, Reporting and Tax obligations)
  • Explains how to pay a tax-free pension from your DIY super fund
  • Offers sensitive and authoritative information on how to take care of your family after you're gone

Take control of your retirement plans! —let DIY Super For Dummies arm you with the tools you need to set up and run a SMSF, and help you create a comfortable retirement.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780730378099
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/30/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: 2nd Australian Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Trish Power is an author, journalist and expertcommunicator. She is co-founder of SuperGuide.com.au, anindependent and free website on superannuation.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Taking Control of Your Super 7

Chapter 1: Is DIY Super Right for You? 9

Chapter 2: Getting the Right DIY Super Advice 27

Chapter 3: Counting On Contributions 39

Part II: Setting Up a DIY Super Fund 61

Chapter 4: How Much Does a SMSF Cost? 63

Chapter 5: Simple Steps to DIY Start-Up 73

Chapter 6: Individual Trustees versus Corporate Trustee 87

Chapter 7: Trustee Declarations and Other Promises 97

Part III: Running Your Self-Managed Super Fund 107

Chapter 8: Finding a Fund Administrator, or Not 109

Chapter 9: Do the Right Thing — Compliance 119

Chapter 10: Act Like You’re the Boss — Reporting 129

Chapter 11: It’s Always Tax Time 141

Chapter 12: Investing Your DIY Super Money 157

Part IV: Paying Super Benefits from Your Fund 181

Chapter 13: Retiring Is Just the Beginning 183

Chapter 14: Running a DIY Super Pension 199

Chapter 15: Looking After Your Family 221

Part V: The Part of Tens 239

Chapter 16: Ten Special Features of DIY Super 241

Chapter 17: Ten Commandments of DIY Super 249

Part VI: Appendixes 257

Appendix A: SMSF Compliance and Administration Checklist 259

Appendix B: Handy Super Resources — SuperGuide and ATO Publications 263

Glossary 269

Index 279

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