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Franking credits

Nest Egg’sFranking credits’ tag presents news, intelligence, legislation and strategies that affect the imputation credits and investment portfolios of average Australian investors.

30 Apr 2019
Franking credits changes cop another lashing
One investment firm has said that, in its current form, the proposed Labor changes to the franking credits regime do not pass...
18 Apr 2019
Keep calm, you will still get the benefits of franking credits
The contentious proposal to change the franking credits regime has been a pain point for Australian investors, but one vetera...
8 Apr 2019
Over 2 million Aussies tipped to be captured by franking credits changes
More lobby groups are poking holes in the proposed, controversial changes to franking credits, and are now tipping about 2.6 ...
5 Apr 2019
Will it pass? More hurdles for controversial franking credits policy
The inquiry into Labor’s policy to remove refundable franking credits has recommended against implementing the contentious...
22 Mar 2019
The future for franking credits: Expert insight
The franking credits debate has been heated and varied since Labor first announced its plans to reform the dividend imputatio...
14 Nov 2018
Everyday Aussies tipped be hit by Labor’s tax reforms
Labor’s proposed scrapping of cash refunds on franking credits may prove injurious to millions of average Aussies in large ...
8 Nov 2018
Proposed tax reforms tipped to stall portfolio growth
Labor’s proposed reforms to the dividend imputation system could stifle investors from pursuing growth assets, a portfolio ...
30 Oct 2018
Labor’s proposed tax changes: Do they impact you?
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen has told the market a Labor led government will move ahead with reforms to the dividend imputati...
18 Jun 2018
What are franking credits?
Shareholders in the Australian share market benefit from the imputation system, which is a taxation system applied to dividen...
6 Apr 2018
The SMSF guide to Labor's franking credits plan... if it happens
If you have a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF), what is the potential impact of the opposition’s plan to stop excess...
25 Jan 2017
Franking credits: the closest thing to a free lunch in finance
Franking credits, when used correctly, can make investors a tidy profit. But what are they and how can you make them work for...

Comments

Liam Shorte
Maybe one of the reasons SMSFs are seen as tax advantaged is that people with SMSFs actually implement most of the full range strategies available to all superannuation account holders like transition.....franking credits, co-contribution, spouse contributions, using direct shares and etfs to lower costs...
Elaine
Does Mr Shorten even understand how tax works? How is "not receiving a refund" equate to "not paying additional tax". And why on earth would ISA Chief Mr Whiteley agree with him? Oh that's right. M.....franking credits. Vested interest much? Many of those who have SMSFs are not extremely wealthy but ...
Steve Blizard
Labor's proposed tax plan is not fair and it's not transparent. It fails the test of fairness because it will benefit taxpayers on higher incomes at the expense of those on lower incomes. Taxpayers wi.....franking credits while those on lower incomes will lose out. It is accepted economic wisdom that s...
Anonymous
A simple way to consider franked dividends to compare them to wages paid employees. The franked dividend can be considered to be the shareholders take home pay whilst the Franking credit is their PAYG.....
Anonymous - This is all identity politics rubbish. Inasmuch as most families are dual income earners and as most women are not in high paying jobs for a variety.......
Margaret - Happy that I won't be around in 2060....
Anonymous - This "analysis" is misconceived and should get a fail in statistics. Men pay more tax because they work more. So they should get more relief. And,.......
Anonymous - I'm not sure how the ATO can declare there is an "$8.7 Billion hole" without already being able to confirm that all these claims are illegitimate?

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