Income Tax Return Checklist – Self Managed Superannuation Fund

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Superannuation Fund Tax Return Checklist
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Information    Provided

Not    Applicable

Bank Statements

Bank statements for the period 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014

Details of all deposits and withdrawals

Cheque book butts and deposit books


Details of rent, leasing or hiring income

Maturity notices for term deposits

Distribution statement from trusts

Dividend statements

Statements of returns of capital (from shares)

Contract notes and settlement statements for any shares purchased

Sell notes and settlement statements for shares sold (include original contract notes, if possible)

Confirmation of units purchased in managed funds

Sell notes for units in managed funds sold (include original purchase notes if possible)

Managed funds distribution statements, annual tax statements and capital gains statements

Any off-market transfer forms for any in specie contributions

Confirmation of purchase in forestry managed investment schemes

Annual tax statements for investments in forestry managed investment schemes

Any investments acquired from members or their associates during the income year

Any investments in related parties, including any outstanding distributions to be received

Any other investment assets purchased and sold

Contributions Received

Records of all employer contributions (including salary-sacrifice contributions)

Records of any after-tax contributions (eg personal contributions)

Records of any contributions where no tax file number (TFN) was quoted

Written notices from members stating intention to claim deductions for their personal contributions

Acknowledgement notices by trustee to members confirming receipt of notices for personal contributions


Details of inward roll-overs

Details of outward roll-overs

Insurance Policies

Copies of annual life insurance policy provided for members

Copies of death or disability policy provided for members

Benefits Paid

Copies of any lump sum benefits paid to members

Details of pensions paid to members, including copies of PAYG summaries, if applicable

Common Deductions

Death or disability premiums

Actuarial costs, accountancy fees and audit fees

Investment expenses, including nature of the expenses

Management and administrative expenses, including nature of the expenses

Other Information

Details of any derivatives and instalment warrants entered into

Auditor’s report for the previous financial year

Copies of Instalment Activity Statements and/or Business Activity Statements lodged for the income year

Copies of minutes of meetings

Copies of trustee declarations for any new trustees, or directors of corporate trustees

Copy of investment strategy

Record of all members as at 30 June 2013

Details of any mergers with other superannuation funds

If you have any doubt about any income or expenses you have received or incurred, bring the   documents in with you

Any other information that you think is relevant