If you’re a business owner with an SMSF, it’s possible to become your own landlord and take advantage of tax and super benefits. Do you rent a commercial property for your business to operate out of? Imagine if all the rent you pay was going straight back into your own pocket. If your SMSF buys a … [Read more...] about Benefit Your Business and Your SMSF by Becoming Your Own Landlord
8 years ago, we saw the need in a growing market for lending experts who specialise in SMSF. Our team now combines years of experience through every aspect of self-managed super funds. Together, we organise more limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBA or SMSF loans) in a week than most other brokers or bank branches in a year. Here we share some of our insights as well as SMSF news with you.
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If you’re like the many other SMSF members who primarily hold property in their super fund, you may be breaking superannuation laws and exposing your fund to high levels of risk. But don’t panic — there are steps you can follow to ensure your SMSF remains compliant while minimising risk. Can my … [Read more...] about If You Hold Property In Your SMSF, You Could be at Risk
Superannuation is a long-term game. You’re investing to fund your retirement, so depending on how far away you are from retirement, your investment horizon is likely going to be quite broad. When actively investing in an SMSF — whether in an NDIS property investment, art, stocks or commercial … [Read more...] about When Can I Access My Super?
If you’re wondering if you can renovate your SMSF investment property, the short answer is ‘maybe’. The long answer depends on a few different factors, including what type of renovation you’re looking to do and the source of your funds. Choose your scenario below for more details on renovating your … [Read more...] about Common Mistakes To Avoid When Making Improvements To Your SMSF Property
While purchasing an investment property through your self-managed super fund comes with incredible taxation advantages, it does not come with the same benefits of owning a holiday home under your own name. Owning an investment property at the beach or another seasonal tourist location can be an … [Read more...] about SMSF Rental Property Rules: Can I Stay There While It’s Vacant?
When it comes to running a self-managed super fund, the good news is that most people are doing the right thing, but there are so many rules and regulations concerning SMSFs, which can make some aspects a little tricky to keep on top of. While SMSF regulations exist to keep things in line, we're all … [Read more...] about Avoid These Common Mistakes when Running an SMSF
If your Self Managed Super Fund is holding cash reserves and generating a dismal return, we might have the answer for you — you could reap the benefits of an offset account. Whether you’re keeping cash for liquidity reasons or simply waiting to find the perfect asset to invest in, this feature is a … [Read more...] about Benefits of an Offset Account for you SMSF Loan
Refinancing your SMSF loan could save you thousands of dollars and could potentially add up to hundreds of thousands by the time you are ready to retire. We address the top concerns regarding SMSF loan refinance. Eligibility Criteria to Refinance SMSF Loan For SMSF loan providers to consider … [Read more...] about Refinance SMSF Loan: Your Questions Answered + How to Get Approved
As we are all well aware, the Coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted the way the world works regarding our lifestyle, work-life and education. The extraordinary effect it’s had on the economy has meant that many industries have needed to tighten regulation and introduce unsustainable … [Read more...] about Impact of coronavirus on SMSFs
In Australia, employers must contribute 9.5% of an employee’s wage into the employee’s chosen superannuation fund. For example, someone earning a wage of $100,000 a year will see a $9,500 contributions made to his or her superannuation fund over 12 months. Unlike the top dollars of that person’s … [Read more...] about What is salary sacrifice and what does it mean for SMSF loans