One of the great benefits of an SMSF is it can buy the commercial property used by your business, with the fund becoming your landlord. But how do you go about organising a loan and rental arrangement that keeps the tax man happy?
While many SMSF trustees turn to their accountant for assistance, they can only provide advice on some SMSF-related matters. To help SMSF trustees navigate this tricky area we’ve compiled a checklist to help you work out if your accountant is the right person to ask for help.
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One of the unique characteristics of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs), which make them attractive to some investors, is their ability to invest in direct property.
A relaxation of rules around borrowing in self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) nearly a decade ago now means that SMSFs can borrow to invest in some circumstances. Although loans were originally allowed for borrowing to invest in shares, restrictions around the rules mean that in most cases they are now used for property assets.
An SMSF is a very attractive superannuation savings vehicle but it also comes with plenty of responsibility for anyone that signs up to being a trustee.