Published on 18 Oct 02
by TASMANIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This seminar paper discusses: the imputation changes and how has franking been simplified, implications of simplified imputation for dividend policies/strategies, anti-streaming rules, valuing the benefit of franked dividends for shareholders in light of recent legislation developments, returning funds to shareholders and maximising shareholder value, maximum franking percentage - the benchmark rule and the 20% variation rule.
Stephen is a senior partner in KPMG’s National Deals Tax practice, specialising in mergers, acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Stephen has advised on many of the largest corporate actions in the Australian market and is responsible for the management of KPMG’s firmwide and tax relationships with many of Australia’s leading companies and private families. Stephen has held numerous leadership roles at KPMG including National Managing Partner for People and Performance and leader of KPMG’s Victorian tax practice. Stephen passions include singing and cycling, and he holds several Board level and Treasurer positions within the Melbourne arts community.
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15 February 2018