SMSF buying overseas property - tips and traps
19 Aug 14 |
RETIREMENT & ESTATE PLANNING BULLETIN
Issue: Vol 17 No 6 Jul 2014
Pages: pp 102-103
With overseas property investment and a SMSF as the purchaser, there are various compliance traps to navigate. SMSF trustees can purchase property either by outright purchase or by borrowing using a limited recourse borrowing arrangement (LRBA). Both of these types of investments are considered in this article.
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Daniel of DBA Lawyers, Daniel is one of Australia’s leading SMSF lawyers and has worked predominantly in the SMSF, tax and related fields for over 30 years. He is a regular presenter on SMSF topics and has published extensively in professional journals including contributing a monthly article on SMSFs to the Taxation in Australia and other media. Dan is a member of the ATO’s Superannuation Industry Relationship Network (SIRN), the Chair of the Tax Institute’s National Superannuation Committee, a member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Tax Committee, and is involved with a number of other tax and SMSF committees and discussion groups. Dan presents on the subject Taxation of Superannuation at the University of Melbourne’s Master of Laws/Tax program. Dan is also a Specialist SMSF Advisor.
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