Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
This section applies if:
(a) a company chooses to untaint its *share capital account; and
(b) the applicable franking percentage (within the meaning of subsection (3)) is higher than the percentage that was the *benchmark franking percentage in relation to the *franking period in which the transfer of an amount (the transferred amount ) that is, or is part of, the *tainting amount occurred.
If paragraph (b) is satisfied in relation to 2 or more amounts, this section is to be applied separately in relation to each of those amounts (so a separate franking debit will arise in relation to each of those amounts).Franking debit arises in relation to making the choice 197-65(2)
A *franking debit arises in the company ' s *franking account in relation to the transferred amount. The debit arises immediately before the end of the *franking period in which the choice to untaint is made. 197-65(3)
The amount of the *franking debit is the amount by which the amount calculated in accordance with the following formula exceeds the amount of the franking debit that arose under section 197-45 in relation to the transferred amount:
|Transferred amount||×||Applicable franking percentage|
|Applicable gross-up rate|
(a) if, before the debit arises, the *benchmark franking percentage for the *franking period in which the choice to untaint is made has already been set by section 203-30 - that percentage; or
(b) otherwise - 100%.