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Government caves to banking Royal Commission
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2017
... Treasurer Chris Bowen making it clear it should extend to all elements of financial services . Opposition Leader Bill Shorten took to Twitter saying a Royal Commission was "crucial", adding Turnbull only agreed to it "when the banks told him he had ...
Investors short on tax-effective structures: Centuria Life
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 17 AUG 2017
Changes to superannuation and news Bill Shorten has discretionary family trusts in his sights is making investors worried about their investment future. Centuria Life general manager Neil Rogan says if family trusts are taxed at 30%, as per Bill ...
Discretionary trusts crackdown short-sighted
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 4 AUG 2017
... tax system isn't operating on a level playing field, an industry expert says. In response to Opposition Leader Bill Shorten proposing a 30% tax rate on the distributions of discretionary trusts , Murray Howlett, a partner at accounting and ...
Labor cracks down on discretionary trusts
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 31 JUL 2017
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is cracking down on high-income earners exploiting a trust loophole that minimises tax bills. The Labor leader is pledging to impose a minimum 30% tax rate on the distributions of discretionary trusts to beneficiaries ...
Banks narrowly avoid parliamentary inquiry
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUN 2017
... session. "You cannot debate a Bill when the Parliament isn't sitting. So they stuffed it," he said. Labor leader Bill Shorten hit at the comments branding Christensen as a "lion in Mackay and a mouse in Canberra." The Bill, which proposed a ...
Iron magnate makes historic $400m pledge
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 22 MAY 2017
... was unveiled by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull along with other dignitaries including Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, Indigenous leader Jacinta Price, actors Jack Thompson and Russell Crowe and cancer experts Peter Leedman and Grant ...
Budget for the wealthy: Labor
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
Opposition leader Bill Shorten is rejecting claims Treasurer Scott Morrison's 2017-18 Budget is anything like a 'Labor Budget.' Shorten went on Twitter to say the Coalition's budget is "out of touch", as a Labor Budget wouldn't slash school ...
Infrastructure investment at risk from default super changes
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 22 NOV 2016
... common purpose. The organisations both hold board membership at AustralianSuper. Willox agreed with Labor leader Bill Shorten that industry super funds need to carry their case better than they have in the past when the system is coming under ...
Parliament goes to war on super
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 25 AUG 2016
... week, following opposition plans to amend some of the biggest changes to super in a decade. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten wants the $500,000 lifetime cap on non-concessional super contributions to apply from Budget night 2016 (May 3), not 2007 ...
Shorten attacks government's retro super changes
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAY 2016
Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten used his budget reply speech last night to label the government's superannuation changes as "retrospective" and reaffirm Labor's election policy on the $2 trillion industry. On Tuesday the government announced ...
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