Term Deposits are a low-risk investment option, with a fixed rate of return, allowing you to make plans for the interest you will earn. But finding the best interest rates, worrying about re-investment dates and wading through paperwork can be a real hassle!
As a Self-managed Super Fund (SMSF) trustee you might, at some stage, want to invest in property as part of your fund’s investment strategy.
Before you do, you should fully consider the risks associated with property investment. Holding a “real property investment” can affect other aspects of your fund, such as benefit payments, and any investment must comply with superannuation laws.
Here are 6 issues to consider before your SMSF makes a property investment:
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If you apply for certain tax offsets, concessions or government benefits, you may be asked to provide your “adjusted taxable income” (ATI).