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Labor promises five-year freeze on super tax
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JUL 2013
... increased concessional caps and the tax cut for workers earning up to $37,000 will not be ripped away," Bowen said. A Rudd Government would also bring forward legislation to establish the Super Council, and would include the five-year moratorium on tax ...
Is that a fiscal stimulus I smell?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2013
... that "there is a transition to manage". "It is what Hawke and Keating did in the 1980s and 1990s, it is what the Rudd government did in the global financial crisis more successfully than any other advanced economy." Can't wait for my handouts. Whoopsie ...
Coalition still unconvinced on 12 pc SG
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2010
... rolling 12 month employer superannuation contributions into funds excluding self-managed funds, at end 2007 when the Rudd Government was elected, were $58 billion and by June this year have increased to only $60 billion. While Senator Cormann is right ...
Singapore to win asset mgmt race: report
RUTH LIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 SEP 2010
... when the Federal Government seeks to promote the country as a financial services hub. For instance, the former Rudd Government cut withholding tax for distributions to offshore investors in Australian managed funds as part of its plans to make Australia ...
Investor confidence shaken, and stirred
ELISE BURGESS  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 SEP 2010
... confidence shaker with Western Australia reporting the biggest decline of 2.8 points after the May announcement by the Rudd Government of the Resources Super Profits Tax while Queenslanders are simply the least confident of all Australians with a rating ...
Budget underwhelms planning groups
MICHAEL HOBBS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2010
... payments, but most don't expect the Federal Budget's announcements will heavily impact client strategies. The Rudd Government's Federal Budget announced last night included a tax discount to 50 per cent on up to $1,000 of interest earned on deposits ...
SG jump twice as bad as mining tax slug
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 4 MAY 2010
... employers - is not so positive. Employer groups are also angry that the SG increase violates a promise made by the Rudd Government in 2007. The problem, explains the ACCI, is that because so many employees are disengaged from their super, SG increases ...
Govt unveils more super reforms
RUTH LIEW  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2010
The Rudd Government hopes to boost national retirement savings by raising the superannuation guarantee from 9 to 12 per cent - a move that drew a mixed response from the industry. The Government announced it would raise SG to 12 per cent from 2013 ...
Simple tax is too taxing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2010
... Like reading fiction, it gives you a happy feeling but it isn't real...or not yet. According to the dailies, the Rudd Government snubbed Henry's KISS. It is adopting only four of the 138 recommendations: the 40 per cent Resource Profits Tax; the lowering ...
Military Super reforms under senate scrutiny
RUTH LIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 MAR 2010
... Coalition is urging individuals to make a submission to the senate on these bills. Among the reforms suggested by the Rudd Government are the merger between civilian and military super scheme management into one new authority. There will also be a 10-person ...
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