Do family loans interfere with any tax issues?

If the loan is formally agreed upon in writing with a plan to repay it by the borrower, it does not interfere with any taxation. However, if a loan is written off, it counts as a ‘gift’ on behalf of the lender, which does have tax implications. For the borrower, if the loan is forgiven, […]

Would Credi work in my country?

Credi is offered to over 50 countries around the world. Credi.com calculates loans in the currency of your selected country and the Credi loan agreement is governed by the law in the country that the borrower resides in. This may mean that Credi is applicable and usable by you.

Does the purpose of the loan make any difference to conditions?

Most loan contracts define clearly how the proceeds will be used. There is no distinction made in law as to the type of loan made for a new home, a car, how to pay off new or old debt, or how binding the terms are. The signed loan contract is proof that the borrower and […]

Can I forgive a loan to a family member?

You can forgive a loan from a family member, however this does affect your taxation. Check your local area’s tax rules about this. For example, in many places a gift over $15,000 incurs a tax for the giver which must be accounted for.

Can I give an interest free loan to a relative?

While you can give an interest free loan to a family member, financial planners don’t endorse this practice. To minimise pain and conflict, financial planners advise charging interest on the loan, treating it like any other loan. A minimum amount of interest for example, is an amount that will ensure that repayments keep up with […]