Trustees in a SMSF can add a new member to the SMSF.
The steps to add the Member to the SMSF are as follows:
1. Minute the Trustee decision to add the member. Download a Minute template here
2. The new Member needs to sign an application to be a Member, see a sample here
3. The ATO needs to be notified of the new Member. Superannuation Warehouse is a Tax Agent and will perform this function for you fund (we do not charge a fee for this). Click here to contact us. The info we will need to add in the new member are as follows:
First Name (as per ATO records):
Tax File Number:
Date of Birth:
Superannuation Warehouse will send you the minutes and application is point 1 and 2 above. To add the new member, just send us the details in point 3.
Note each Member must be a Trustee as well. There can be a maximum of 4 members in the SMSF.
For some more booklets and information brochures on Trustee responsibilites and Member requirements, click here.