Superannuation Fund Tax Return Checklist 08/09

» Bank Statements

-  Bank statements for the period 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009
-  Details of all deposits and withdrawals
-  Cheque books butts and deposit books.

» Investments

-  Copies of annual tax statements for investments in forestry managed schemes
-  Copies of any off-market transfer forms for in-specie contributions
-  Copies of confirmation of purchase in forestry managed investment schemes
-  Copies of confirmation of units purchased in managed funds
-  Copies of contract notes and settlement statements for any shares purchased
-  Copies of distribution statement from trust
-  Copies of maturity notices for term deposits
-  Copies of sell notes and settlement statements for shares sold (include original contract notes if possible)
-  Copies of sell notes for units in managed funds sold (include original purchase notes if possible)
-  Details of any investments acquired from members or their associates during the income year
-  Details of any other investment assets purchased and sold
-  Details of investment in related parties, including any outstanding distributions to be received
-  Managed funds distribution statements, annual tax statements and capital gains statements
-  Dividend statements
-  Statements of returns of capital (from shares).

» Contributions Received

-  Records of all employer contributions (including salary sacrifice contributions)
-  Records of any undeducted personal contributions
-  Records of any contributions where no 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.

» Rollovers

-  Details of rollovers into the fund.

» Insurance Policies

-  Copies of annual life insurance statements 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.

» Other Information

-  Auditor’s report for the previous financial year and record of audit fees
-  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 2009
-  If you have any doubt about any income or expenses you've received or incurred, bring the documents in with you
-  Any other information that you think is relevant.

 

 

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