Most families in business around Perth are aware of the tax benefits of negative gearing in real estate. The tax law surrounding negatively geared share investments is almost the same and differs when looking at the tax effect of capital-protected loans. When Perth family businesses talk to their tax accountants about the tax benefit of… Continue reading What is the Tax Effect of a Capital-Protected Loan?
Franking credits are essentially refunds given to shareholders of Australian companies. Since these companies have already paid taxes on their earnings, the concept is to prevent double taxation of the same profits for the shareholders. Hence, investors receive a tax credit for these dividends at tax time. Investors typically enjoy franking credits when their Perth… Continue reading What are Franking Credits and How Do they Work?