SPAA - SMFS Professional's Association of Australia

Australia’s peak industry body and foremost authority on self-managed superannuation.

SPAA wants fresh insights from FSI

01.09.2014

The SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA) has called on the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) to provide fresh insights into how to achieve better outcomes for both SMSF trustees and practitioners rather than bring down restrictive recommendations for the sector.

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Are high SMSF costs here to stay?

01.09.2014

High SMSF costs may not be here to stay, according to SPAA which sees competition and technology bringing down costs in the long run.

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Income bequest has its hazards

30.08.2014

When a do-it-yourself superannuation fund sets up a pension, one of the choices available to members who think ahead about what might happen when they die is making it a reversionary pension.

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Categories

SPAA now offers five levels of membership designed to cater for individuals at different stages of their career in the complex area of SMSF advice. The levels of membership offer differentiated access to the range of member benefits offered by SPAA.

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Benefits

SMSF Professionals join SPAA because they want access to the latest knowledge about their profession, are looking to grow their business, are seeking recognition as specialists in the SMSF field and want to have a voice in their industry at regulatory and government level.

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Start enjoying the benefits of SPAA Membership immediately, Sign up online now and join the growing number of SMSF professionals committing to best practice in the vibrant self-managed super fund sector.

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Advisor Accreditation

SPAA's SMSF Specialist Advisor program is for SMSF professionals, including but not limited to; accountants, auditors, financial planners, administrators, lawyers, educators, estate planners, strategists and actuaries seeking recognition for their SMSF specific skills and knowledge as well as knowledge of the SIS, Tax and Corporations Law.


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Register Now

Register for either the SPAA SSA Specialist AdvisorTM or SPAA SSAud Specialist AuditorTM online now.

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Auditor Accreditation

SPAA's SMSF Specialist Auditor accreditation is specifically for audit professionals seeking recognition for their specialist skills and knowledge required through statutory obligations, Auditing & Assurance Standards and AUASB Guidance Statements.


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CPD Hub

SPAA is committed to fostering and enhancing integrity and professionalism in the SMSF sector, and encouraging SMSF practitioners to achieve excellence in their education, knowledge and skills. To help facilitate continuing professional development opportunities for SMSF professionals, SPAA has created a new CPD Hub with advanced search capabilities to help users find the right CPD activities for their needs.

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2014 State Technical Conference

The 2014 SPAA SMSF State Technical Conference series kicks off in Sydney on the 22 July 2014, across five locations Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and finishing in Perth. Early bird registrations are now open.

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SMSF CPD Compass

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is an important and necessary part of your self-managed super fund career. How do you ensure you are choosing the right CPD activities for your professional growth? SPAA's new SMSF CPD Compass is here to point you in the right direction.

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Find a Professional

Are you confident your SMSF is achieving maximum benefit for your retirement? A trusted SPAA SMSF Specialist Advisor™ (SSA™) and SMSF Specialist Auditor™ (SSAud®) can assist you to achieve your retirement goals.

Only advisors with the SSA™ and/or SSAud® designation have undergone an independent accreditation program which not only tests knowledge of SMSF legislation and regulatory requirements, but also assesses professional business and ethical practices to ensure 'best practice' standards.

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