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 […]

What Auditors Want – Hear it Directly from an Auditor

Every year we get asked by advisers why our auditors ask for so much documentation relating to investment decisions or certain transactions within SMSF’s.   As we prepare to enter a new financial year, we thought that it would be timely to understand some of the main issues our auditors look for when reviewing SMSF […]

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About the Offshoring Model

Facing rapid market change and regulatory conditions, Aussie financial services firms are partnering with third-party firms more than ever before. Most often, this is an economic decision to remove tedious low-value work from teams who can focus on high-yielding activities, by re-allocating the services to regions with lower pay. Meanwhile, some firms opt to enhance […]

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investment in an SMSF

SMSFs can invest in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency investments including Ethereum, IOTA, Ripple, Dash, Litecoin, Monero and Cardano. The recent surge in the price of Bitcoin has many investors seriously looking at crypto-currency as a part of their SMSF investment portfolio. So, can an SMSF invest in Bitcoin and crypto-currency, and if so, what must […]

How ‘zero touch’ SMSF Admin can help your business

  Technology is quickly shaping the SMSF industry and is impacting all involved. Now, let’s not get caught up in all the hype around ‘Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘machines taking over jobs’ and really focus on the shift that is happening as we speak. Technology and data advancements are driving operational efficiencies and increasing the sophistication […]