franking credits

Franking credits: storm in a teacup?

James Gerrish

While I'm yet to observe a popular way for governments to tax the masses, Labor's proposals on franking credits has focussed the attention of one very local and agitated demographic in particular: wealthy retirees with the time and inclination to rile the boffins that have suggested such an impost. Show More

Which superannuation funds may be affected by the ALP Franking Credit Proposal

Dr Don Hamson

The ALP proposal to limit refunding of franking credits will clearly impact pension phase self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs). We believe it has the potential to impact many other superannuation funds. In this paper we build a model of the key variables which determine whether a superannuation fund is likely to... Show More

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Where to find attractive dividend yield?

Clime Asset Management

What did the latest reporting season tell us about the course of future dividends? The season continued the theme, which started in 2012, of dividend growth outstripping earnings growth. During this period, listed Australian businesses have generally focused on “cost-out strategies” rather than investing for growth through the business cycle. Show More