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Stop undermining franking credit refunds: Wilson
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 30 NOV 2018
... refundable franking credits. Wilson highlighted the flow-on effects to low-income earners, women and retirees should Labor's proposed reforms succeed. Currently, 70% of retirees over 75 years old (across all tax brackets) receive on average ...
Labor franking credit changes fair but not the best: Grattan
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 26 NOV 2018
Grattan Institute has called Labor's plan to end refunds of excess franking credits a "fair way" to improve the Federal Budget but it is still "second-best" as there are better solutions. Grattan's budget policy director Danielle Wood and ...
Knowledge, action gap puts SMSF savings at risk: Research
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 19 NOV 2018
... transfer balance cap once again moved the superannuation goal posts and the recently proposed changes by the Australian Labor Party to remove franking credit refunds could result in a significant reduction in retirement income for many Australians ...
FSC moves to protect retail super from ALP 'tinkering'
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
The Financial Services Council has gone in to bat for retail superannuation fund members over Labor's proposed changes to franking credits. In a submission to the House of Representatives Economics Committee, the FSC outlined the impact of the ...
Labor responds to Royal Commission, sheds light on victims of misconduct
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
The Labor Party submitted a response to Commissioner Kenneth Hayne's interim report, documenting feedback to the Royal Commission through victims of bank misconduct, including claims banks go out of their way to avoid compensation settlements. ...
ALP victory to have meaningful impact: Daintree
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 9 NOV 2018
With a Labor victory in next year's Federal Election seemingly firming, a Daintree Capital director is calling on professional investors to prepare for a change in government, and the policies to come with it. Speaking at a media briefing ...
Chief economist update: The Middle Kingdom's middling growth
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
... edged up despite staying in negative territory, which could possibly be due to government efforts to stabilise the labor market. The subindex for input costs remained unchanged from the month before, while the one for output charges inched up ...
Industry fund appoints former Labor politician
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2018
A $46 billion industry fund has appointed a former federal health minister as an independent chair, starting at the end of the year. Nicola Roxon will take over as HESTA's chair when current chair Angela Emslie steps down at the end of her term ...
Chief investment officer retires
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 30 OCT 2018
... Headlining his letter to investors, Wilson said the negative effects of any bear market will be significantly worse if Labor wins the next Federal election. He went as far to say a Labor government will result in the first economic recession in ...
Assistant Treasurer refutes breach allegations
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
... the Corporations Act. Responding to questions from Financial Standard today, Robert said allegations levelled at him by Labor Senator Chris Ketter during Senate Estimates on Wednesday evening we're "patently wrong". Robert's response comes ...
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