investment

Review risk and sleep soundly

With the ASX 200 major share index increasing 13 per cent and the US S&P 500 index 21 per cent higher in Australian dollar terms, share investors including our major superannuation...

Daryl Dixon, 8 July 2018, The Canberra Times

Maximising dividend payouts

Thank you to the reader who pointed out that the possibility of legislative changes to stop cash refunds of franking credits isn't the only reason for companies to increase their...

Daryl Dixon, 1 July 2018, The Canberra Times

Uncertainty over credits needs thought

Top marks to Macquarie Bank for its recent analysis of the impact of possible changes to franking credit rules for resident Australian share investors. Not allowing a zero-rate taxpayer...

Daryl Dixon, 24 June 2018, The Canberra Times

Clients need to stay alert on strategies

While following the progress of the banking royal commission may be unsettling, the stream of revelations about malpractice and dishonesty provides a timely reminder of the need to stay...

Daryl Dixon, 6 May 2018, The Canberra Times

Planning for retirement not so simple

Planning for retirement is no longer the simple process it once was. Choosing investments is now much more complicated. Already the government has capped the maximum amount that can be...

Daryl Dixon, 22 April 2018, The Canberra Times

Franking credits dilemma

Not unexpectedly, several defined benefit fund and commercial annuity pension recipients have asked how the proposal to stop cash refunds of imputation credits would affect them. The...

Daryl Dixon, 15 April 2018, The Canberra Times

Credit loss is a matter of fairness

Several readers have questioned the fairness of the proposal not to provide cash refunds of imputation credits.

One reader questioned the fairness of not providing cash...

Daryl Dixon, 8 April 2018, The Canberra Times

Threats rise for listed investment

Top marks to the tax experts at Pitcher Partners for alerting investors and business owners to the additional tax penalties facing company shareholders not eligible to claim a cash...

Daryl Dixon, 1 April 2018, The Canberra Times

Market may dip if refund goes

Assessing the possible impact of the proposal to limit access to cash refunds of imputation credits on franked dividends is far from straightforward. Even those investors who would still...

Daryl Dixon, 25 March 2018, The Canberra Times

The impact of lower company tax on the share market

Despite intensive lobbying by the business sector, the government still faces major obstacles to cutting the large company tax rate to 25 per cent. Large corporations such as Rio Tinto...

Daryl Dixon, 1 March 2018, The Canberra Times

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Daryl and Nerida’s ABC Nightlife dates for 2017

Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2017 accompanied by new show host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program on Tuesdays 10.00pm on the following dates to hear Daryl and Nerida discuss the latest topics in super and the economy:

  • Tuesday 19 December 2017

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