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  • Class releases TBAR Console

    Class, the provider of Class Super, the leading cloud SMSF administration software, has announced the availability of the Class TBAR Console to provide bulk event-based reporting, significantly reducing the complexity brought about by the introduction of Transfer Balance Account Reporting. Accountants and administrators using Class can now simply generate a single file containing all the […]

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  • Class SMSF Benchmark Report – May 2018

    Class has released the SMSF Benchmark Report for the March 2018 quarter. Approximately one third of ETF investors are SMSFs and more than half of all ETF assets are held by SMSFs. Over the last 5 years, total assets invested by SMSFs quadrupled from $4.2 billion to $19.6 billion, the percentage of SMSFs using ETFs more […]

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  • Brand new eBook – Modern SMSF Administration: How to Embrace Digital Automation & New Service Models

    Class has produced an eBook that is specifically designed to help SMSF accountants, administrators and planners. It provides insights and guidance to help maximise SMSF admin efficiency, profitability and client satisfaction. Discover: ✔  An existential challenge: accountants vs administrators ✔  Digital SMSF: the key to modern administration ✔  Avoiding pitfalls: technology traps and deadends ✔  […]

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  • Class Customer Satisfaction Survey Prize Winners

    Congratulations to our Class Customer Satisfaction Survey prize winners. B Yang of TGS Group, winner of the Sonos Play 3 speaker and C Collins of Connect Super who won the Sony 1000X Wireless Noise Cancelling In-Ear Headphones. We hope you enjoy your prizes!

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  • Class makes key recruitment to build out partner strategy

    Class, the leading provider of wealth accounting and SMSF administration software, has announced that Glenn Poynton has joined the business as Strategic Alliances Director. Glenn will be responsible for establishing and developing strategic partner relationships, as the company looks to deliver on its stated strategy of driving increased partner revenue from across the wealth accounting […]

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  • March 2018 – Release Notes

    March Release Highlights: Transfer Balance Account Reporting (TBAR) requires you to submit 30 June 2017 balances to the ATO by 1 July 2018. Class will make this easy for you – click here to find out more. Almost all the data you need to send to the ATO is generated automatically behind the scenes, however there are a […]

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  • Class SMSF Benchmark Report – December 2017

    Class has released the SMSF Benchmark Report for the December 2017 quarter. The special feature in this report is based on new analysis by Class that raises the question, do pension SMSFs match their stereotypes? Register for the latest Class Benchmark Report today which takes a closer look at SMSF pension assets and where retirees […]

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  • National SMSF Conference 2018 Competition Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the Class competition at the SMSF Association’s National SMSF Conference 2018. Odelia D’Silva from On Track Financial Solutions, winner of the iPad mini 4 128GB and Hamish Dunbar from Global Destiny for the best guess on the M&M guessing competition. We hope you enjoy your prizes!

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  • Class recruits high profile industry expert to extend technology leadership in data feeds

    20 February 2018 – Class, the leading provider of cloud SMSF administration software, has announced that Tom Sargent, a high profile figure in the financial services industry, has joined the business as Feeds Operations Manager. Tom will drive innovation and growth in the delivery of data feeds to accountants, administrators, planners and their clients, supporting […]

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  • KPMG chooses Class Super as its SMSF administration software

    13 November 2017 – Top Four accounting and professional services firm KPMG has entered an agreement to use cloud based SMSF administration software Class Super. The agreement will see KPMG use Class Super in its SMSF administration business and Class Portfolio in its business advisory group. Class CEO Kevin Bungard welcomed KPMG’s decision, saying that […]

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  • Are Super Reforms set to close the SMSF gender gap?

    Wednesday, 1 November 2017 – As the impact of Super Reforms continues to roll-out across the SMSF industry, the latest Class Benchmark Report reveals interesting insights into the average SMSF balances of males and females, and poses the question, will Super Reforms close the gender gap? Across all SMSFs in all age groups, males hold […]

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  • Class first SMSF admin software provider to deliver Simpler BAS functionality

    26 October 2017 – Class has announced that Simpler BAS functionality is now supported in both Class Super and Class Portfolio. Class is the first SMSF software provider to deliver this new functionality to accountants and administrators. Simpler BAS is now the default reporting method for small businesses (including SMSFs) with a GST turnover of […]

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  • ATSA 2017 Competition Winner

    Congratulations to the winner of the Class competition at ATSA 2017. M Phillips of EGA Corporate Advisers, winner of the iPad mini 4. We hope you enjoy your prize!

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  • September 2017 – Release Notes

    September Release Highlights: Significant improvements to Portfolio fees, including updating the look and feel as well as adding a new fee type, Annual Tiered Percentage Ability to drag and drop documents on the fund dashboard Update parcelling button added to the CGT relief application event New data feed for Bridges Financial Services For full Release Notes […]

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  • Xerocon 2017 prize winner

    Congratulations to the winner of the Class competition at Xerocon 2017. R Mihalic of Aptus Accounting & Advisory, winner of the Sonos Play 3 WiFi home connected speaker. We hope you enjoy your prize!

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  • Class SMSF Administration Software – CoreData SMSF Award

    Friday, 1 September 2017 – Class, most awarded SMSF admin software, has won the SMSF Accounting Software/Administration Award for the 4th year running in the CoreData SMSF Service Provider Awards 2017. The award, presented by business analytics firm CoreData and industry publication Self-Managed Super, recognises the top-rated provider of SMSF Software, based on a survey of […]

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  • SMSFs and Accountants At Risk of Sinking Under “Second Wave” of Super Reforms

    Thursday, 31 August 2017 – The volume of reporting by SMSFs under the incoming TBAR system could be dramatically larger than expected according to a new analysis by Class in its latest SMSF Benchmark Report. Reportable events could rise by 340%, driven by a surge in pension commutations. Class CEO Kevin Bungard said SMSFs and […]

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  • SMSF administration software delivers audited feeds in preparation for real-time reporting

    Thursday, 20 July 2017 – In an industry first, SMSF administrators and auditors using Class’s SMSF administration software, Class Super, will be able to rely on SMSF data feeds certified with an ASAE 3402 Type II assurance. Reliable, daily-reconciled data feeds are essential if accountants are to meet the SMSF real-time reporting requirements coming into […]

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  • Class Implement One Click Audits For Super Efficient SMSF Audits

    Thursday, 13 July 2017 – Boutique SMSF service provider Super Know How has become the latest Class partner to integrate with Class’ One Click Audit functionality. One Click Audit is unique to Class and allows accountants and administrators using SMSF administration software Class Super to submit, with one click, an online audit request to a […]

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  • Class Boosts Integrated Advice Services with New Partner, A.S.A.P. Advice

    Tuesday, 11 July 2017 – Class has partnered with accountants’ scaled advice platform, A.S.A.P. to help Class users reduce the cost of complying with financial licensing laws, following repeal of the “accountants’ exemption” from the AFSL regime last year.

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