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Property Depreciation Schedule for SMSF

SMSF Property Investors – Don’t overlook the benefits of Property Depreciation Schedule The question of SMSF Depreciation comes up a lot with our clients. Redwood Advisory encourages clients to obtain a SMSF Property Depreciation Report to claim deductions where possible. Which expenses can I claim? SMSF Properties are entitled to claim depreciations when they complete their…

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Will SMSF Borrowing Be Banned?

Borrowing in superannuation was introduced in 2007, for the right reasons to allowing flexibility and control for Australians to build wealth and create financial freedom – in the long term to benefits the retirement of Australian. Mr David Murray has released the “Financial Systems Inquiry” (“FSI”), a 320-page report which provided 44 recommendations. We will…

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CAN I REFINANCE A SMSF LOAN?

An SMSF can refinance an existing SMSF loan. This is beneficial for Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements (“LRBA”) entered into many years ago where interest rates were higher with less SMSF lenders in the marketplace. Currently, SMSF lending is competitive with many if not all lenders offering a SMSF Loan product. After all, SMSFs is a…

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SMSF LOANS AND BENEFITS OF AN OFFSET ACCOUNT

To the knowledgeable SMSF investor, an offset account is a ‘must-have’, both inside and outside of super. An offset account is a valuable feature of a SMSF loan. This is due to the fact that SMSFs generally hold a reasonable proportion of cash within the SMSF, either for a ‘rainy day’ or thinking about your next…

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SMSF INSURANCE – PREMIUMS ARE DEDUCTIBLE

The number of SMSFs is increasing with over one million members and 3600 SMSF’s established per month. However, many SMSF members fail to understand the importance of SMSF insurance. The first consideration in starting an SMSF is “is an SMSF right for me?” and if yes, an SMSF is established. Many SMSF investors are quick…

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HOW TO ROLLOVER INTO YOUR SMSF QUICKLY AND EASILY

A key part of the SMSF establishment process is rolling over your superannuation balance from your industry/ retail or employer sponsored fund to your Self Managed Superannuation Fund (“SMSF”). If performed incorrectly, this can become a frustrating and timely process. A similar process is followed by most funds, which will include a rollover form, certified identification and a compliance…

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HOW TO SPOT A SMSF PROPERTY SPRUIKER

  Property Spruikers have been around for a long time, and are more prevalent now more than ever. With the growth of Self Managed Superannuation Funds (“SMSF”), which control over one third of Australia’s almost $1.7 trillion Superannuation industry, SMSF Property Spruikers now have a new focus – mum and dad SMSF Investors. The rise…

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2014/2015 SMSF STRATEGY: CONTRIBUTION CAPS

The key to utilising an effective SMSF strategy is understanding the tax benefits of SMSF. From investing in shares to borrowing to invest in property, utilising an SMSF can be a key vehicle to securing your retirement nest egg. A key strategy is SMSF contributions including type of contributions and the tax advantages including tax…

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SMSF PROPERTY: REPAIRS V IMPROVEMENTS

  Many SMSF members are thinking about setting up an SMSF to purchase SMSF Property. Once we let them know that you cannot purchase a beach house and live in it during the holidays, the discussion points to how to borrow to invest in SMSF Property and how to structure the SMSF Property in accordance…

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