Franking credits – how the 45-day holding rule works

Franking credits (also known as imputation credits) arise from companies paying dividends on their earnings, where tax on these earnings has already been paid. These credits are granted to company...

How to take full advantage of franking credits

It’s important to gain a solid understanding of  franking credits (or imputation credits) and how they work, as they can be most advantageous to an investor’s returns (particularly for super funds...

[WEBINAR] What you need to know about starting your own SMSF (45:21)

There’s a reason why over one million Australians choose to manage their own superannuation fund. They save money on fees and tax, have more control over their financial future and can invest in p...

Can my SMSF own artwork and lease it to my business? – How to invest in collectables and other personal-use assets

One of the biggest benefits of an SMSF is that it allows you to hold a wider range of investments that other superannuation funds can’t. The most popular example of an investment that you can have...

How to buy property with your SMSF

One of the biggest advantages of having a self managed super fund (SMSF) is the ability to directly invest in real estate. While the ability to borrow in super to purchase property has only been a...

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