Tag: Structures

Tax, The Great Australian Nightmare Series

THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN NIGHTMARE – Part 2

In Part 1 of the Great Australian Nightmare I alluded that those people growing a small business and creating at least $200,000 in family profit should NOT pay off their private home mortgage and instead invest the money into other growth assets. By doing this you can save upwards of 20% per annum via the correct tax structure.

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Living Estate Planning

Trusts & Estate Planning

A trust is a separate legal entity which holds assets, such as property or cash. and have a number of advantages, particularly from an asset protection perspective. They are very popular structures which are often set up by people during their lifetime.

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Property

In whose name?

When you decide to purchase an investment property there are a couple of important things you need to do before heading off to the agent and signing the contract! It is important to have look at all your structure options with your accountant, including discussing whose name you want on the contract.

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Property

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures – SMSF

There are 5 major ownership structures in which you can hold investment properties, and each one has its pro’s and con’s. The fifth and final article is on investment property held in SMSF’s, not a structure that is to be taken lightly, but one that can be very advantageous for the right investor.

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Property

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures – Trusts

There are 5 major ownership structures in which you can hold investment properties, and each one has its pro’s and con’s. My fourth article delves into a slightly more complex ownership structure of a Trust – an excellent structure for tax and capital protection.

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Property

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures – Tenants in Common

There are 5 major ownership structures in which you can hold investment properties, and each one has its pro’s and con’s. Tenants in Common is another ownership structure which can be used to maximise tax advantages and capital protection.

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Property

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures – Joint Ownership

There are 5 major ownership structures in which you can hold investment properties, and each one has its pro’s and con’s. In my second article we will be looking at Joint Ownership.

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Tax

Poorly Structured

I heard a horror story the other day about poor structuring. Let’s just call this person Wayne Structureless for simplicity. Wayne has shares in a very profitable small business in his own name.

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Property

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures – Individual Ownership

There are 5 major ownership structures in which you can hold investment properties, and each one has its pro’s and con’s. In this first article we will be looking at Individual Ownership.

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