Protect Your Future: Why an Enduring Power of Attorney is Essential

We all recognise the need for a Will when we begin to plan for our future and the future of our loved ones. However, one crucial document is often overlooked, and that is the Enduring Power of Attorney (EPOA). Your Will doesn’t automatically cover your super unless you instruct it to do so. Further, what […]

6 Tips that Save Money or Spring New Business Growth.

Although the start to 2021 has been a little shaky, hopefully this year will be different to the last 12 months. If you haven’t already, take a look at six key ways in which you can reformat some areas of your financial services firm up to make 2021 your best year yet.

Intello Named Finalist For Two SMSF Industry Awards

Once again, the SMSFAdviser’s annual SMSF Awards has nominated Intello a finalist in two categories this year. Recognising excellence in SMSF Services, Intello is a finalist in the “SMSF Administrators” category for SMSF management services executed on behalf of financial services businesses and trustees across the country.  Intello is also shortlisted for the “SMSF Administration […]

Another Director’s ID Deadline is Approaching: Register by November 30

Another deadline related to Director IDs is fast approaching.  A Quick Re-cap: A director ID is a unique identifier that a director will apply for once and keep forever. This initiative has been introduced to prevent the use of false or fraudulent director identities. All directors of a company, corporate trust, registered Australian body, registered […]

SMSF End of Year Planning Guide – 2022

As the Financial Year is drawing quickly to a close, the team at Intello thought you may appreciate a checklist of items that need to be checked off by July 1. If you have any questions, contact the Support Team: admin@intello.com.au. 1. Reduced Pension Drawdown Acknowledging that members may have seen their account balances reduce as […]

Analysis: the 2022/2023 Federal Budget

Last night the Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, released the Government’s 2022-23 Budget. It featured a range of proposed measures including an extension of the 50% reduction to account-based (SMSF and Superannuation) income stream payments, targeted tax relief, and social security and aged care changes.     For a change, there was very little said about Superannuation, apart from […]

New SMSF Notifications Provide Welcome Clarity for Trustees & Advisers

In some good news for trustees and their advisers, the ATO is improving their SMSF notifications.  Feedback from trustees and practitioners is that SMSF notifications were too vague, simply describing a ‘change’ to the fund or account.   This would arise when legitimate activity – such as a lodgement – was made, sparking unnecessary concern […]

3 Steps that’ll Get Your Google Ratings Higher

Now that you’ve created your Google My Business Profile, it’s time to aim for a fabulous star rating – or at least, one better than your nearest competitors. That’s because positive reviews directly influence sales. Research demonstrates that 84% of people trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations and 90% of people read reviews […]

3 Reasons Why Advisers Should Remain Involved in a Client’s SMSF Admin

While most advisers attend to the investment needs of a client’s SMSF, only a few remain involved in the administration of their client’s SMSF.  Without full visibility into SMSF accounting processes however, clients may be paying excess costs or missing opportunities for timely advice and the benefits therein. Many advisers don’t believe they have the […]