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, a tax partner with KPMG, has extensive experience advising Australian and foreign corporate groups on the Australian income tax issues associated with mergers, acquisitions, divestments, restructures and capital management strategies. Stephen is the leader of KPMG's tax practice in Melbourne.
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15 August 2013