Superannuation

Rush to beat deadline for tough new super rules

Should investors make the most of the current super contribution rules before much tougher rules apply from July 1, 2017? This tax year, tax-deductible concessional contributions of up to $... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 29 January 2017, The Sydney Morning Herald

Retiring soon? Pension and super changes

The government’s biggest reforms to super in 10 years have started to take effect with the roll out of significant changes to the age pension on 1 January. Join Dixon Advisory’s... Read more

Nerida Cole, 20 January 2017, ABC Nightlife Radio

Get smart about superannuation

In this edition of ABC’s Nightlife Radio Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole speak to Philip Clark about how investment returns have shifted in Q4 2016 and what may be in store for 2017. They... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 9 January 2017, ABC Nightlife Radio

New super regime is finally here

The parliamentary approval of the new super arrangements allows all affected super fund members to review and, if necessary, change existing strategies to comply with the new rules. Those... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 4 December 2016, The Canberra Times

Home is not where the returns are

Despite Australia representing only 2 per cent of the world's gross domestic product, Australian self-managed superannuation fund investors on average have almost 70 per cent of their... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 1 December 2016, The Canberra Times

Should you top up your nest egg?

Although the relevant legislation is yet to be passed by the Senate, it's likely super fund members will be able to contribute up to $180,000 (age 65 to 74) or $540,000 (under 65) this... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 14 November 2016, The Canberra Times

Inequities loom in DB pensions

In stark contrast to the generous treatment of higher-income contributing defined benefit fund members, the draft legislation contains tough and in some cases unrealistic valuations of the... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 9 October 2016, The Canberra Times

Compromise on super is fair, logical

Top marks to the government for dumping the deeply flawed proposal to introduce a backdated lifetime $500,000 non-concessional contributions cap in response to pressure from passionate self... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 25 September 2016, The Canberra Times

Public servants seek clarity on pensions tax

Top marks to the Public Sector Superannuation member who highlighted the lack of information about how the additional tax payable on his pension will be calculated under the budget changes... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 18 September 2016, The Canberra Times

Transition to retirement pensions retain appeal

Not surprisingly, several readers with transition to retirement (TTR) superannuation pensions have asked how the budget changes will affect them. One reader even asked about ways for "... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 11 September 2016, The Canberra Times

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Daryl and Nerida’s ABC Nightlife dates for 2017

Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2017 accompanied by new show host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program on Tuesdays 10.00pm on the following dates to hear Daryl and Nerida discuss the latest topics in super and the economy:

  • Tuesday 19 December 2017

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