How small businesses can use their self-managed super funds to invest in property

While advantages in gearing residential property in a do-it-yourself superannuation fund may be limited, the 2007 decision to allow DIY funds limited recourse borrowing has provided very specific benefits to small business owners.

Prior to this legislation change, many business owners struggled to take advantage of the long-standing special regulatory provisions allowing their DIY fund to own their operating premise.

Unlike normal investors, business owners are exempted from the related party dealing restrictions both in the acquisition and use of real business property acquired by their DIY fund.

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Daryl Dixon

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Daryl Dixon is one of Australia’s foremost investment experts and a well known writer and consultant. He has provided trusted advice to thousands of personal clients over more than 25 years and is an acknowledged expert in the areas of tax, superannuation (including public sector superannuation), social security and investments.

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