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Podcast: A frank discussion about the ALP dividend proposals

First published by nabtrade and can be found here. Licensed by Copyright Agency.  Some investors have sold off parts of their portfolio and changed their asset allocation under the assumption that the Opposition’s policy proposals have been implemented.  However, this is not the case and frankly, any announcements could take a while to reach implementation. With ongoing…

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Franking credits inquiry announced: Have your story heard – The Alliance for a Fairer Retirement System

Video featuring John Maroney, CEO, SMSF Association & Ian Henschke, Chief Advocate, National Seniors First published on the Alliance for a Fairer Retirement System website. The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics has announced an inquiry into the implication of removing refundable franking credits.  This inquiry will report on the use of refundable franking…

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SMSF Association’s Policy Position: Labor’s Proposed Imputation Credit Policy

Dividend imputation system distorted  The SMSF Association supports the current policy settings for the dividend imputation system. The current system prevents double taxation on company profits and ensures shareholders are taxed on company profits at their marginal tax rate. A shareholder in a company is therefore in the same economic position as a sole proprietor…