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The methodology and assumptions for How to perfectly time the Stock Market: All returns are exclusive of tax. As PIE tax and withholding tax on interest earnt depend on personal factors, it would be confusing to include and unlikely to change the outcome. We have used the NZX50 gross index daily price series, where all dividends were reinvested on ex-date, exclusive of fees. Fees would have a negligible impact on the relative outcome of the different strategies. Savings were made every Thursday for 965 weeks in a row with investments made at market close. A flat 2% cash account was used for illustrative purposes, in reality cash savings account rates vary. Past performance is no indicator of future performance for any investment. This article does not constitute financial advice, as your personal circumstances have not been taken into account
Tax disclaimer: There are alternatives available for individual investors, including comparable value and de minimis exceptions but the hassle and associated cost likely outweighs the benefit achieved for most investors. Any NZ fund manager only has the FDR option. 28% is the PIR rate for those earning over $48,000, but if individually investing in companies the rate is up to 39%. Please note this is not tax advice as we are not a tax accounting firm and we don’t know your situation.