Tax with Max: Weighing up SMSF tax benefits

Income on shares held in a SMSF is not taxable in pension mode.

I am a single person with no heirs and am close to pension age. I was wondering what the benefit would be of transferring a shareholding of $450,000 with $250,000 of capital gains into a superannuation fund? I am concerned about the capital gains tax and set-up fees for an SMSF. With the potential increase of the tax threshold to $18,000 I am assuming my taxable liability on share earnings of say $30,000 per annum grossed up would be minimal versus the SMSF costs and CGT costs.


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