Q. When will a sale of a share of stock trigger a Capital Gains Tax (CGT)?

Q.  My mum passed away recently. Mum and dad purchased some Australian shares prior to September 1985. My dad died in 2002. I don’t have a copy of his will but I believe they owned them jointly, and when he died my mum was the beneficiary. She sold her shares last year and sadly passed later that year. The accountant […]

What are share buy backs and how do they work?

Q. What should a small shareholder do in the event of a share buy back?  I want to keep my shares and utilise the dividend income; and if (as reported) this is seen as a means of “returning wealth to shareholders,” my overwhelming preference would be for it to be done by additional dividend income.  […]