Kevin Davis

Industry View

Tax reform aside, there’s no real case to kill off dividend imputation

Kevin Davis is the Research Director at the Australian Centre for Financial Studies and this article was originally published on The Conversation.  With tax reform back on the agenda, the future of dividend imputation remains uncertain. Allowed in Australia since 1987, dividend imputation ensures companies and shareholders don’t end up paying tax on the same income, commonly known as “double taxation”. It means […]
Policy and Regulation

FSI committee member urges funds to look beyond final report

Funds that don’t look beyond the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) will fail to create successful post-retirement products believes FSI committee member Professor Kevin Davis. The design of products not only needs to take changes to regulation into account – as yet an unknown variable – but the whole of life after retirement, according to Davis. […]