How the pension axe could fall

Pensioners are in the government’s sights … and here’s how you may get hit.

Summary: The federal government is reviewing a number of options relating to pensions and retirees from the National Commission of Audit document released last week. What actually happens will be announced in next week’s budget, but here are some of the potential changes on the table.

Key beneficiaries: SMSF trustees and superannuation accountholders. Category: Superannuation.

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