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Tax implications of investing offshore

An increasing number of SMSFs are investing some of their money overseas. As a result, we are fielding more questions about the tax implications of these non-Australian investments.

So what are some of the issues that typically arise?

Double Tax Agreements (DTAs)

Australia has a number of Double Tax Agreements with overseas governments. These agreements override anything in each country’s normal tax code.