Australian (ASX) Stock Market Forum

tax and investing

  1. Frankieplus

    Dividend Payments/Tax

    Greetings.. I think I know the answer to this but I'll ask anyway. If I get a dividend payment into my -investment platform- cash account, do they get added to my yearly income and therefore I need to pay tax on them? Or is it a case that these dividends only qualify as income once they...
  2. R

    How do investors here deal with tax issues?

    Hi I was just wondering how do people deal with tax on profits when they sell shares?? I began buying stocks from last September and I now want to rotate into cheaper stocks, but I'll incur a huge tax bill if I sell (more than 35%, tax is more than my day job wages for the whole year), so I'm...
  3. A

    How to structure trading accounts to minimise tax - Trusts, Corporations?

    Hi All, I have been trading profitably for 4 years and am in the highest tax bracket. I have been paying stupid levels of tax, which I am now looking to minimize as I have a family member who wants to pool assets for a trading account. The account is reasonably high turnover, so from ATO's...
  4. M

    Tax, dividends and investing

    hi, im fairly new to this. i currently have 1k transfering to my commsec account. ive been interested in the share market for quite some time, for the last 6-8 months ive been doing on and off research on the companies im planning to invest in. i turned 18 last week, so now im able to investing...