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SMSFA turns up the heat on franking debate
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
... Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Association's national conference in Melbourne, but one dominated. Opposition to Labor's franking credits policy rose on the opening day of the conference yesterday, with several distinguished speakers ...
Government carves out super deal
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 15 FEB 2019
... (Protecting Your Superannuation Package) Bill 2018 passed the Senate after a deal was struck with the Greens and after Labor refused to guide the legislation without amendments. However, the Federal Government made significant concessions to the ...
Government moves on Royal Commission super recommendations
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 FEB 2019
... part of our retention strategy," Elia said at the time. In a media release, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg called on Labor to support the Government's actions, with the legislation before the Senate. "The Government calls on Bill Shorten and ...
Chief economist update: RBA still in denial
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2019
... that the RBA continues to hitch its star on the improving labour market and its impact on wages. "The outlook for the labor market remains positive. The unemployment rate is 5%, the lowest in six years. With the economy expected to continue to ...
Royal Commission sobering and overdue: Labor
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 5 FEB 2019
Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said a Labor government will establish a Treasury taskforce to help implement all of the recommendations from the banking and financial services Royal Commission. Responding immediately after the public release of the ...
Misconduct must end: Frydenberg
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2019
... framework necessary, providing the regulators with the powers and the resources to hold those who abuse our trust to account. In doing so the community's trust in our financial sector can and will be restored." Read Labor's response here .
LICs defy franking credit refund changes
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 22 JAN 2019
... investors, the majority of which are Australians entitled to the benefits of the franking system. Freeman is urging the Labor Party to reconsider its proposal as he says it's "both inequitable and very unfair." AFIC recorded net profit of ...
Chief economist update: Australian property market slump
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 JAN 2019
... Commission (report due out in February) and the fall-out from the Opal building quality concerns and the prospect of a Labor government that'll limit negative gearing and halve the capital tax gains discount from 50% to 25%. Lastly ...
Labor reforms to increase welfare dependency
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 JAN 2019
Labor's proposed franking credit reforms will substantially impact the income of more than one million Australians, forcing them to seek welfare. In an address yesterday, Alliance for a Fairer Retirement System chair Deborah Ralston said the vast ...
Budget surplus unlikely as economy stalls: Fitch
OSKAH DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2019
... slowing exports and global economic fatigue may see expenditure increase well above their estimates. In December 2018, Labor finance spokesman Jim Chalmers said the government's forecast for a 2019/20 financial year surplus was "courtesy of a ...
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