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Macquarie axes SMSF residential property loans
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2019
... by the limited recourse borrowing arrangement between the SMSF and a related party, an associate to the fund. The Labor party have also indicated that they plan to effectively ban all new limited recourse borrowing arrangements in SMSFs if ...
Franking changes feared by shareholders
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
Shareholders of a listed investment company fear Labor's proposed franking credit changes will hit them hard. The Australian Foundation Investment Company said a survey of its shareholders reveals they expect to be heavily affected by the changes ...
Negative gearing reforms not a panacea: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2019
Financial Standard 's latest spot poll reveals Labor's proposed changes to negative gearing will not curb the housing affordability crisis. About 56% of readers don't believe Labor's proposed reforms will improve housing ...
Australia in effective recession: Academic
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2019
... income is a better indicator, and that is up 2.1% through the year," Frydenberg said on the ABC. "Whereas, in Labor's last year in office, it was down 1.2%. Real GDP per capita and the talk of a recession really is inaccurate because ...
Grandfathered commissions ban unconstitutional: Association
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2019
... directly out of clients' accounts and conveniently considered a 'fee for no service' payment, which is trash." Both the Labor and Liberal parties are drafting bills to push the ban through ahead of the Federal election in May at the expense of ...
SMSFA recognises member achievements
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
... of the self-managed sector. He pointed to the association's resolutely non-partisan history, and said it had never held back from calling out poor policy, flagging the SMSFA's intention to continue battling against Labor's franking credit policy.
Labor responds to Royal Commission final report
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
The Labor Party will look to ban the payment of grandfathered commissions by January 2020 if successful at the upcoming Federal election. Responding to the final report, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said the party has already tabled a bill to end ...
Royal Commission and its one canoe message is on point
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
... addressed the strong final day crowd. He said the Federal Government wanted to see the SMSF industry grow. Robert said Labor's franking credit policy was entirely aimed at the SMSF sector, and intended to shrink it by forcing people into APRA ...
No one-size-fits-all approach to franking changes
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
Investment experts are split on how SMSFs should invest if Labor's proposed franking credit refund policy is enacted. On day two of the Self-managed Super Fund Association's national conference in Melbourne this week, a panel of experts ...
Super needs a clear objective: Cooper
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
... continue to be in the interests of other areas, not the retirement savings of Australians. Referring specifically to Labor's proposed franking credit changes - which have been discussed at length throughout the conference - Cooper said Labor's ...
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