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SMSF Bookkeeping

Efficient and Accurate Gold Coast SMSF Bookkeeping for Optimal Financial Management

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Is it essential to have SMSF Bookkeeping?

When it comes to managing a self-managed superannuation fund, keeping accurate records is essential. Not only is it a legal requirement, but it also ensures that you have a clear picture of your SMSF's financial position at all times.

Regular bookkeeping allows you to keep track of income, expenses, assets, and liabilities, which can help you make informed decisions about your SMSF's investments and financial strategies. By maintaining accurate records, you can also ensure that your SMSF is complying with all relevant tax and superannuation regulations.

While it is possible to manage your SMSF's bookkeeping yourself, it can be time-consuming and complex. That's why many SMSF trustees choose to work with a professional bookkeeper who specializes in SMSFs.

An experienced SMSF bookkeeper can help you with tasks such as recording transactions, reconciling accounts, preparing financial statements, and liaising with your accountant to ensure that your SMSF's compliance obligations are met. This can save you time and give you peace of mind that your SMSF's financial affairs are in order.

The costs of ongoing bookkeeping for your SMSF will vary depending on the complexity of your SMSF's financial affairs, the volume of transactions, and the level of support you require. It's important to choose a bookkeeper who understands SMSF regulations and can provide transparent pricing for their services.

In summary, ongoing bookkeeping is an essential aspect of managing a self-managed superannuation fund. Working with an experienced SMSF bookkeeper can help you stay on top of your SMSF's financial affairs and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

SMSF Bookkeeping Software

BGL 360 is a popular cloud-based software solution designed specifically for self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) administration. With BGL 360, SMSF trustees can manage their fund's financial and compliance obligations in one easy-to-use platform. 

One of the key benefits of using BGL 360 is the automation of SMSF bookkeeping processes. The software provides a range of features that streamline the management of transactions, investments, and reporting. With BGL 360, SMSF trustees can easily monitor their fund's cash flow, track investment performance, and generate detailed reports for compliance purposes.

Another advantage of using BGL 360 is its compatibility with a wide range of bank feeds, investment platforms, and trading systems. This allows SMSF trustees to automatically import data into their BGL 360 account, saving time and reducing errors.

In terms of pricing, BGL 360 offers a range of plans to suit different SMSF sizes and needs. The pricing is based on the number of funds managed, with additional charges for optional features such as corporate actions and data feeds.

Overall, BGL 360 is a powerful and flexible tool for managing SMSF bookkeeping and compliance obligations. Its comprehensive feature set and intuitive interface make it an excellent choice for SMSF trustees looking to streamline their financial management processes.

SMSF Bookkeeping Pricing

At our firm, we understand the importance of accurate and up-to-date bookkeeping for your self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF). That's why we offer fixed monthly bookkeeping costs, so you can have peace of mind knowing your SMSF's financial records are being properly maintained.

Our bookkeeping services for SMSFs include everything from transaction recording to bank reconciliations and financial statement preparation. We use the latest software and technology to ensure accuracy and efficiency in our processes, and our team of experienced bookkeepers is dedicated to providing top-quality service to our clients.


With our fixed monthly bookkeeping costs, you can budget for your SMSF's financial management needs without any surprises or unexpected fees. We believe in transparent pricing and will work with you to determine the best plan for your SMSF's unique needs and budget.

Don't let bookkeeping become a burden for your SMSF. Let us take care of it for you with our reliable and cost-effective bookkeeping services. Contact us today to learn more about our fixed monthly bookkeeping costs for SMSFs.

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  • What services do you offer?
    New Wave SMSF financial planners offer a wide range of services to help clients manage their self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs). Some of the services we offer include: SMSF set-up: An SMSF financial planner can assist clients with the establishment of a new SMSF, including the preparation of trust deeds, appointing trustees, and registering the fund with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Investment strategy development: SMSF financial planners can work with clients to develop an investment strategy that is aligned with their financial goals and risk appetite. This includes selecting investment assets, determining asset allocation, and monitoring investment performance. Compliance and administration: SMSF financial planners can help ensure that clients' SMSFs remain compliant with regulatory requirements, including the preparation and lodgement of annual tax returns, financial statements, and other reporting obligations. Retirement planning: SMSF financial planners can help clients plan for their retirement income needs, including determining their retirement goals, estimating retirement expenses, and developing a strategy for drawing down on their SMSF assets. Estate planning: SMSF financial planners can assist clients with estate planning, including the creation of binding death benefit nominations, the establishment of testamentary trusts, and the development of succession plans. Risk management: SMSF financial planners can help clients manage risk within their SMSFs, including insurance needs analysis, the selection of appropriate insurance products, and the development of risk management strategies.It’s a great way to help people navigate your site and can even boost your site’s SEO.
  • Is an SMSF the right choice for me?
    Whether an SMSF is suitable for you depends on various factors such as your financial goals, investment experience, and the time and resources you have available to manage the fund. Our financial planners can help you assess whether an SMSF is the right choice for your individual circumstances. Book in a free 30 Min consult today.
  • What are the investment options available to me in an SMSF?
    SMSFs offer a broad range of investment options, including direct property investments, shares, managed funds, and term deposits. However, trustees need to ensure that their investments are in line with their investment strategy and comply with regulatory requirements. Our Gold Coast SMSF Financial Planners can assist with guiding you towards the right investment strategy
  • How much super is recommended to start an SMSF?
    The amount of money required to start an SMSF will vary depending on your individual circumstances, goals, and investment strategy. While there is no minimum amount required by law to establish an SMSF, most financial experts suggest that you should have at least $200,000 to $500,000 in superannuation savings to make an SMSF cost-effective. Before deciding to start an SMSF, it's recommended to seek professional financial advice to ensure it's the right choice for your individual circumstance
  • What accounting services do you offer?
    New Wave SMSF is a forward thinking accounting firm providing tailored self managed superannuation fund (SMSF) services on the Gold Coast and across Australia. We assist clients with: Accounting, Structuring, SMSF Software, SMSF Setup, Tax, BAS, Compliance, SMSF Bookkeeping and Tax Advice. At New Wave, our mission is to empower, excite and build confidence in SMSF's by providing clarity in their figures.
  • What are the costs involved in setting up an SMSF?
    The costs of setting up an SMSF can vary depending on the complexity of the fund, the number of members, and the services required. Typically, the setup fees can range from $1,000 to $3,000, while ongoing costs can range from $2,000 to $3,000 per year. We can provide you with a fixed fee quote based on the size and complexity of your work.
  • What are the rules and regulations around SMSFs?
    SMSFs are regulated by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and must comply with the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (SIS Act) and the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994 (SIS Regulations). The rules cover various aspects of SMSF management, including trustee duties, investment restrictions, contribution limits, and reporting requirements.
  • How do I ensure compliance with ATO regulations?
    To ensure compliance with ATO regulations, SMSF trustees need to maintain accurate and up-to-date records, prepare and lodge annual returns, and follow investment restrictions. Engaging an experienced SMSF accountant can help ensure compliance with ATO regulations and provide peace of mind.
  • What are the tax implications of having an SMSF?
    SMSFs enjoy concessional tax treatment, with income earned within the fund taxed at a maximum rate of 15% (or 0% if in pension phase). Additionally, SMSFs may be eligible for capital gains tax (CGT) discounts if assets are held for longer than 12 months. However, there are various tax rules and regulations that SMSF trustees need to be aware of to avoid penalties and fines.
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