I’m having trouble with how the CFA treats taxation on inflation. in an IPS return calculation, inflation is assumed to be a deferred capital gain and therefore not taxed, correct? (If they plan on preserving their purchasing power).
In the question referenced above, the inflation is taxed… even when this question is referring to the Voorts family who have expressed that they want to preserve their wealth (I.E the inflation component is not realized, but added to the account every year).
In my mind, inlfation should only be taxed in an expected return calculation if you realize all gains every year and then reinvest. This is very frustrating to me and I would very much appreciate some help here.