How Sharesight helps you handle Australian AMIT tax components

Record the Attribution Managed Investment Trust, (AMIT) cost base increase and decrease components for a AMIT holding distribution. Sharesight will correctly adjust the cost base and takes this into account when running the Capital Gains Tax Report and Taxable Income Reports.

IMPORTANT: Please ensure that the values that are entered or are generated by Sharesight match your end of year statement from your provider
If you have confirmed dividend payments throughout the year, you will need to reset these before entering or having Sharesight update the end of financial year components

Entering the Pro rata AMIT components in the Taxable Income Report

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1 – From any page click on the ‘Reports’ tab.

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2 – Click the ‘Taxable Income Report’ option under the ‘Tax and Compliance’ section.

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3 – From the dropdown calendar, select the date range you would like to run the report in.

4 – Click ‘advanced options’.

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5 - Select ‘Show holding totals’ and click ‘Apply’.

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6 - Click on the ‘Enter Annual Tax Statement Components’ button beneath the trust distribution totals.

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7 - Enter in the required fields referring to the below table from your EOFY statement:

 Sharesight Component DescriptionETF statement component
1Share of net income from trusts, less net capital gains, foreign income and franked13U
2Franked distributions from trusts13C
3Share of franking credits from franked dividends13Q
4Share of credit for TFN amounts withheld13R
5Discounted Capital GainsThe total sum of all discounted capital gains from your statement
6Capital GainsThe total sum of all other capital gains from your statement
7Net capital gain18A - This figure is automatically generated as a sum of the dicsounted and non-discounted capital gains entered
8CGT ConcessionThe AMIT CGT gross up amount
9Total current year capital gains18H - This figure is automatically generated as a sum of the Net Capital Gain and AMIT CGT gross up amount
10Assessable foreign source income18E
11Other net foreign source income20M
12Foreign income tax offset20O
13AMIT DecreaseAMIT Excess amount
14AMIT IncreaseAMIT Shortfall amount
15Tax DeferredThis amount is non-assessable and is used to adjust your cost base for CGT purposes. For AMIT’s this value should be left blank.
16Non AssessableThe amount of non assessable income. This is used to reduce your reduced cost base. It does not affect your cost base. For AMIT’s this value should be left blank.
17InterestIt is not necessary to separate out interest from the total unfranked value for tax purposes. If you decide to do so, make sure to reduce the unfranked amount by the interest portion.


Sharesight will then calculate and pro rate the AMIT component across the distributions received throughout the year or period the trust was held.

8 - Click ‘Save and confirm payout changes.

Sharesight does not provide taxation advice and this report does not constitute personal taxation advice. If you have any questions about your tax position we recommend you contact your accountant or tax advisor.

Last modified on September 11, 2023 UTC

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