Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
Use the following formula to work out the amount of a *corporate tax entity ' s available frankable profits at a particular time:
(a) the amounts of any *distributions that are not *non-share dividends and are paid by the entity at that time; and
(b) if the entity has announced that it will pay distributions that are not non-share dividends at a later time, or is committed or has resolved (formally or informally) to paying such distributions at a later time - the amounts of those distributions.
maximum frankable amount
means the maximum amount of *frankable *distributions (other than *non-share dividends) that the *corporate tax entity could pay at that time having regard to its available profits at that time.
(a) were not debited to available profits; and
(b) were paid within the preceding 2 income years or were paid under the same *scheme under which the entity pays the non-share dividend. 215-20(2)
The amount of the franked part of a *non-share dividend is worked out using the following formula:
|*Franking credit on the dividend||×||Applicable gross-up rate|