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Inquiry denounces franking credit ban
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 5 APR 2019
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics concluded Labor's proposal to remove refundable franking credits should not go ahead. Releasing the committee's final report last night, Liberal MP and committee chair Tim Wilson said the ...
Record tax receipts, record outlays yet back to surplus
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
... the Abbott Government was elected in 2013, which in-turn was more than four times the $58 billion it was when the Rudd Labor Government was elected in 2007. Australia's Federal Budget is still 46% reliant on individual taxpayers, which is more ...
Don't expect super favouritism: Bowen
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
If Labor wins the upcoming Federal Election, don't expect the new Treasurer to go easy on underperforming funds - industry or otherwise. Speaking at an FSC BT Political Series lunch at Doltone House in Sydney last week, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen ...
ASIC dismisses Royal Commission insider trading reports
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2019
... parliament there was no insider trading around the release of the Royal Commission's final report. This comes after the Labor party suggested insider trading was responsible for bank stocks rising immediately on the back of Kenneth Hayne's report. ...
Frydenberg takes action on banning grandfathered commissions
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2019
... services industry - benefit from the Government's banning of grandfathered conflicted remuneration. Frydenberg slated Labor's policy for dealing with conflicted remuneration and said it would have seen product manufacturers keep the money for ...
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 ...
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