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Budget 2018: living stronger

Posted on May 9, 2018 by admin

The Government is focused on encouraging older Australians to better grow and secure their personal retirement funds. Retirees exempt from work test An exemption from the work test will be established to allow retired Australians aged between 65-74 who have total super balances below $300,000 in their first year that they do not meet the work test criteria, to make voluntary payments into their superannuation funds. Retirement income strategy Superannuation trustees will now be required to produce a retirement income strategy for their superannuation fund members. This is due to new amendments to the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993. The […]

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New measure to combat franked distributions funded by capital raisings

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 by admin

The Government has announced a new measure in the 2016-17 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook to prevent the distribution of franking credits where a distribution to shareholders is funded by particular capital raising activities. This new measure is intended to address issues raised by the Tax Office’s Taxpayer Alert 2015/2 regarding arrangements used by companies for the purpose of, or for purposes which include, releasing franking credits or streaming dividends to shareholders. The ATO have been reviewing arrangements with all or most of the following features: A company with a significant franking credit balance raises new capital from existing or […]

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New measure to combat franked distributions funded by capital raisings

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 by admin

The Government has announced a new measure in the 2016-17 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook to prevent the distribution of franking credits where a distribution to shareholders is funded by particular capital raising activities. This new measure is intended to address issues raised by the Tax Office’s Taxpayer Alert 2015/2 regarding arrangements used by companies for the purpose of, or for purposes which include, releasing franking credits or streaming dividends to shareholders. The ATO have been reviewing arrangements with all or most of the following features: A company with a significant franking credit balance raises new capital from existing or […]

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New measure to combat franked distributions funded by capital raisings

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 by admin

The Government has announced a new measure in the 2016-17 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook to prevent the distribution of franking credits where a distribution to shareholders is funded by particular capital raising activities. This new measure is intended to address issues raised by the Tax Office’s Taxpayer Alert 2015/2 regarding arrangements used by companies for the purpose of, or for purposes which include, releasing franking credits or streaming dividends to shareholders. The ATO have been reviewing arrangements with all or most of the following features: A company with a significant franking credit balance raises new capital from existing or […]

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New measure to combat franked distributions funded by capital raisings

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 by admin

The Government has announced a new measure in the 2016-17 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook to prevent the distribution of franking credits where a distribution to shareholders is funded by particular capital raising activities. This new measure is intended to address issues raised by the Tax Office’s Taxpayer Alert 2015/2 regarding arrangements used by companies for the purpose of, or for purposes which include, releasing franking credits or streaming dividends to shareholders. The ATO have been reviewing arrangements with all or most of the following features: A company with a significant franking credit balance raises new capital from existing or […]

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