If this is your first time, we want you to know that a request for documentation about your source of funds and wealth isn't unusual and isn’t anything for you to worry about. This is in line with our obligations to meet our anti-money laundering (AML) requirements.

You may be asked to provide a combination of the following. Any info you provide to us will be held in accordance with our privacy policy.

Employment:

  • copy of recent payslips for the last 3 months

  • if self-employed, copy of recent accounts, tax returns, or a tax statement

  • bank statements (within three months) that include salary payment deposits from your named employer.

Business ownership:

  • certificate of ownership

  • audited financial statements

  • for existing businesses, the last three months of bank statements for the business account

  • official business entity documentation where ownership is noted, along with ownership by any other individuals

  • recent dividend statements.

Rental income and/or sale of property:

  • copy of the mortgage statement

  • copy of the valuation of the property (only when combined with proof of the sale of the property)

  • signed letter from lawyer/attorney

  • signed letter from real estate agent (if applicable)

  • copy of confirmation of sale (e.g. from a lawyer or solicitor)

  • copy of the solicitor’s statement of completion.

Inheritance:

  • grant of probate (with a copy of the will)

  • copy of will

  • lawyer/attorney’s letter

  • account statements and other documentation identifying the assets inherited.

Superannuation, retirement income:

  • bank statements (most recent three months) showing deposits from Australian super/named superannuation scheme, pension fund (including overseas)

  • a statement from your superannuation provider.

Gifts:

  • evidence of withdrawal from another bank account

  • account statements and the documentation identifying the gift and the identity of the donor

  • letter from an accountant/lawyer confirming the details of the gift.


Any questions, get in touch at help@sharesies.com.au.

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