Understanding Section 17A

It is important to ensure that the Fund meets the definition of an SMSF as described in Section 17A. The flowchart below gives a good understanding of the requirements of this Section. [Source: The Self Managed Super Handbook – Author Monica Rule]

Section 17A


Section 17A Single Member SMSF


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