This is a standard loan agreement between a Lender and a Borrower which can include Trusts, individuals, companies and SMSFs.
The Lender may be a SMSF provided the loan is not to a related party or breach the in-house assets test.
Variable interest, fixed interest, capitalisation of interest, interest only and variable terms are core ingredients of the Loan Agreement.
Can this document be digitally signed?
NOT RECOMMENDED.As this document, or pack of documents, includes the establishment of a deed and/or a signature requires witnessing, Abbott & Mourly have advised that a digital signature on any part of the assembled document is NOT legally binding. This is in accordance with all current legislation. LightYear Docs will regularly review this position as part of its internal review process.
The LightYear Docs Loan agreement is an all-purpose loan agreement for most loans (excluding Division 7A and limited recourse borrowing arrangements) and can be used in conjunction with a mortgage deed and personal guarantee at the discretion of the user.
- flexible duration – up to 99 years
- interest only or principal and interest
- payments may be capitalised
- fixed or variable interest rates
- mortgage and personal guarantee deed available
- the loan agreement cannot be used as a related party loan for a SMSF LRBA
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I get a sample of this document?
Yes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a sample document for you to review.
Who prepares the LightYear Docs Loan Agreement?
This has been prepared by Abbott & Mourly and abides with the provisions of the Credit Act.
Who can be the Lender and the Borrower?
There are no limitations on Lender and Borrower however if the Lender is a SMSF provided the loan is not to a related party or breach the in-house assets test. For a SMSF borrower you must use a limited recourse borrowing arrangement.
What is the interest rate?
The LightYear Docs Loan Agreement enables the Lender and the Borrower to set the appropriate interest rate. However the Loan Agreement should not be used for the purpose of Division 7A or a related party loan under a SMSF LRBA.
What happens on the death of Lender or Borrower?
If a Lender or Borrower dies, assuming that they are individuals, the deceased’s estate will take over the responsibilities of Lender or Borrower. It should be noted that death is a termination event under the Loan Agreement.
Is there training on the LightYear Docs Loan Suite?
The LightYear Docs Loan Suite is unmatched amongst any other document provider and full training can be found at www.lightyeardocs.com.au
Can the Loan Agreement be used for a SMSF LRBA?
The loan agreement cannot be used as a related party loan for a SMSF LRBA. Advisers should use The LightYear Docs RPA – Related Party LRBA meeting ATO guideline – PCG 2016/5 RRPL has the following ten documents compiled into one process:
1. A Product Disclosure Statement
2. The Commissioner’s guideline PCG 2016/5 as a reference for compliance purposes
3. Trustee minutes upgrading the deed and authorising the acquisition of a single acquirable asset under a Holding Trust
4. SMSF Deed Upgrade plus minutes
5. Investment Strategy covering asset and loan
6. Holding Trust establishment plus minutes
7. Related Party Loan
8. Mortgage Deed
9. Personal Guarantee (optional)
10. Lease if asset to be used for rental income (optional)
Is the LightYear Docs Loan Agreement reviewed regularly?
All LightYear Docs documents form part of the LightYear Docs internal document review cycle. All documents are scheduled to be reviewed at least annually or when required to do so due to changes in legislation. The LightYear Docs review cycle ensures all of our documents remain current and accurate.
Can this document be digitally signed?
NOT RECOMMENDED. As this document, or pack of documents, includes the establishment of a deed and/or a signature requires witnessing, Abbott & Mourly have advised that a digital signature on any part of the assembled document is NOT legally binding. This is in accordance with all current legislation. LightYear Docs will regularly review this position as part of its internal review process.
What happens after I purchase this document?
After you purchase this document, you will experience first-hand the power of our assembly engine, HotDocs. An interview session will appear in what is called the HotDocs iFrame. Through the use of the iFrame technology, we are able to create document templates in minutes, versus months of coding through other methods. The iFrame also allows for rapid integrations and documentation to be assembled instantly in "lines" or packs of documents.
Can I edit my document after it has been completed?
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