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ALP wants industry funds on awards

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 AUG 2007
... the automatic default super choice for industrial awards is less likely to be so well received by wealth managers. Peter Dutton, Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer, said the industry needs to realise that the ALP intends to make industry funds ...

Co-contribs put extra $3bn into nation's super

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  TUESDAY, 24 JUL 2007
... the Federal Government began its co-contribution scheme, according to Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer Peter Dutton. Dutton said a third of that result was down to the government's doubling of super co contributions for the 2005-06 financial ...

Dutton allows warrants back on SMSF menu

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAY 2007
Assistant Treasurer Peter Dutton yesterday reversed the federal government's hardline stance on instalment warrants, allowing self managed super funds to invest in warrants of "a limited recourse nature over any asset a fund would be permitted to invest ...

Costello launches Simpler Super ad campaign

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAY 2007
Treasurer Peter Costello and Assistant Treasurer Peter Dutton today launched a $69 million campaign to educate the public about the changes in superannuation that come into effect from 1 July. The "Better Super" initiative aims to inform Australians ...

Govt sweetens tax on property trusts

HAMISH MADDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 APR 2007
The Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer Peter Dutton has announced changes to the tax treatment of property trusts, designed to enhance their international competitiveness. Dutton said the Federal Government would be amending tax laws pertaining ...

ALP Govt will boost personal contributions: Swan

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAR 2007
... achieve a 15 per cent total contribution with a 3 per cent contribution of their own." However, Assistant Treasurer Peter Dutton dismissed Swan's speech. "Today, Labor again failed to rule out slapping Australian workers with a 15 per cent tax on superannuation ...

ALP would cut financial literacy funding: Dutton

HAMISH MADDEN  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAR 2007
... with the ninemsn Money site taking out the Best Finance Site award. The Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer Peter Dutton said the award was a welcome achievement with the site only launched mid-last year. "I am pleased that the understandingmoney ...

...while Dutton says Labor is missing the MIS point

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 1 MAR 2007
... Tax Office's agribusiness managed investment schemes (AMIS) ruling or whether it doesn't, said Assistant Treasurer Peter Dutton. In clear signs the election build-up is overflowing into politics around the financial services industry, Dutton said Labor ...

Senate passes super changes

... "These bills implement the greatest reforms to superannuation in Australia's history," said Minister for Revenue Peter Dutton. "This is bedrock economic reform, sweeping away complex tax arrangements, improving incentives to work and save and increasing ...

Agribusiness cops a caning from ATO

HAMISH MADDEN  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2007
... managed investment schemes (MIS) are set to have their taxation position drastically altered after Assistant Treasurer Peter Dutton yesterday announced the Australian Taxation Office was preparing a new Draft Ruling on the sector. In an official statement ...