Parliamentary inquiry into removing refundable franking credits set up

A Parliamentary Committee will inquire into implications of removing refundable franking credits

The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into the implications of stopping refunding of franking credits – a Labor policy. Read more...

Alliance launches anti-Labor imputation credit policy website

The Alliance for a Fairer Retirement System, which includes the SMSF Association and National Seniors Australia, has launched a website as part of its campaign against Labor’s imputation credit policy.

Labor has a policy of stopping the refunding of imputation

Treasury finds $10 billion ‘black hole’ in Labor franking credit policy

The Government claims to have found a $10 billion ‘black hole’ in Labor’s policy to stop most refunds of franking credits.

Labor says it’s policy will raise $55.7 billion over 10 years, based on Parliamentary Budget Office figures.

Alliance formed to fight Labor’s franking credit changes

A group of superannuation, investment and retirement associations have formed an alliance to fight, in part, Labor’s proposed changes to refunding imputation credits.

The Alliance for a Fairer Retirement System was formed in response to Labor’s policy of stopping

Labor franking credit policy to cost APRA fund members $3.75 billion

Labor’s policy to stop refunds of excess franking credits won’t just impact SMSFs, but also some APRA-regulated super funds – to the tune of $3.75 billion according to the Treasurer.

Soon after Labor announced its policy to stop refunds of

Labor exempts pensioners from plan to stop refunding franking credits

Labor has announced that all Age Pensioners, and some SMSFs, will be exempted from the recently released policy of stopping refunds of excess dividend franking credits, a meaningful change to the policy only two weeks after it was revealed.


Angry at Labor’s imputation credit refund policy? Blame Costello

Opinion: Many of the recent policy changes impacting superannuation and retirement planning – including the ALP plan to stop refunding imputation credits – have been a complicated and confusing attempt to wind back tax concessions, and a fair share of

200,000 SMSFs to be hit by ALP policy to stop franking credit refunds

The ALP has announced a policy of stopping refunds of excess dividend franking credits, impacting some 200,000 SMSFs along with 1.2 million other taxpayers.

Labor plans to reverse a change made by the Howard government making dividend franking credits fully