Investment structures

Before you purcahse an asset, as part of your planning process, it is important to consider the most appropriate investment structure to use.

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What is an investment structure?

An investment structure refers to the way your investments are legally owned.  Ownership entities can be individuals, partnerships, companies or trusts.

Why do I need to consider investment structures before I invest?

It is important to take the time to review the investment structure options before investing.  Getting it wrong at the beginning can have significant costs associated in the long term and could be expensive to sort out.

Chartered Accountant An overview of investment structures (downloadable pdf)