Australian Taxation Office

Understanding your tax obligations & Foreign investment in Australia

The videos have been divided into the individual topics of:

Welcome
Compliance
Residency and tax obligations
Changes to foreign investment
Non-resident withholding capital gains tax

It is also important that clients receive good quality Australian tax advice on how best to structure their SIV Investment portfolios.

Should the investment be in primary applicant’s name only, jointly or should a family trust be created to house the investments?

It is best that this is done as early as possible and before making an investment. There may be taxation and asset protection benefits for some clients to create a family trust. The SIV team at Sage Global Australia are pleased to introduce SIV applicants to a specialist tax adviser