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How business owners can BUY their premises using their super – Part 1

In business one of the highest overheads you have is rent. Would you rather all that rent money going into your landlord’s pockets or funding your retirement nest egg?

Due to recent changes to the superannuation laws, you are now able to combine your existing superannuation savings with a special type of loan making it possible to own your business premises without the previously required large amount of capital.

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What auditors look at with SMSF limited recourse loans?

Every SMSF needs to be audited by an appropriately qualified auditor every year. With the increased number of SMSF trustees looking to purchase property using the limited recourse borrowing opportunity, the obvious question is:

“How will a limited recourse borrowing impact on the audit of my SMSF?”

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5 common questions about buying property with super

Over the last month I have received numerous emails from people asking questions relating to buying property with a SMSF utilising the super borrowing opportunity.

This article reviews the five most common questions I am asked.

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Strategies to maximise access to the higher concessional contributions caps from 2012

Dealing with the reduced concessional contributions caps from 1 July 2012. This article reviews strategies available that SMSF members and their advisers must utilise now to ensure that they can access the higher $50,000 cap.

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Utilising insurance cover within your SMSF

Insurance is an essential component of any successful wealth building strategy and more importantly it ensures that you and your family will be looked after in the event of serious illness, accident or death.

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