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ATO to verify early release requests
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
Senator Jane Hume has confirmed the Australian Taxation Office will be responsible for verifying early release super requests. Hume, the assistant minister for superannuation, financial services and financial technology, told the AFR Wealth Summit the ...
Chief economist update: Great Scott! Mighty Mo to the rescue
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
I would have described him as 'super', but I've already used that moniker in reference to former European Central Bank (ECB) president Marion Draghi when he did "whatever it took" to save the splintering of the single currency region from ...
Early release to bite retirement hard
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
Australians who take out $20,000 from their superannuation due to the COVID-19 economic slowdown will sacrifice nearly $79,000 from their retirement nest eggs, according to new Rainmaker modelling. Rainmaker modelled after-fee, after-tax superannuation ...
FASEA exam to go online
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAR 2020
... advise April FASEA candidates of their options. "FASEA continues to receive and act upon the advice of the Federal Government Health Department and to monitor updates from relevant Australian and international health agencies," FASEA said. FASEA said ...
ScoMo launches $17b stimulus package
ALLY SELBY, ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
The federal government has announced a $17.6 billion economic stimulus package, as it ramps up its efforts to dodge a coronavirus-sparked recession. It comes as the World Health Organisation regrades COVID-19 to a global pandemic, with 118,326 cases ...
Chief economist update: Budget surplus or bust
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
... need to take the steps necessary to prepare for such a pandemic," Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. The Federal Government this morning announced a $17 billion stimulus package focused on wage subsidies for apprentices, cash for SMEs, pensioners and ...
A man is not a plan: Rice Warner
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 9 MAR 2020
... more in their accounts than women. For International Women's Day, ISA and Women In Super (WIS) called on the federal government to help bridge the super gender gap, including paying super on Commonwealth paid parental leave, abolishing the $450 threshold ...
HESTA hikes default insurance cover
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
... provide insurance cover to members and when their insurance cover must be cancelled has changed as a result of Federal Government legislation introduced in 2019. These changes mean that the HESTA insurer has had to review the insurance fee that members ...
Surplus may not be as advertised: Grattan
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2020
... Institute budget policy and institutional reform program director Danielle Wood explained the much touted federal government surplus may not be all it was cracked up to be. Wood focused on an economic outlook from a policy perspective, discussing the ...
ISA demands pull Combet from ME Bank
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2020
... commitment to our customers and our purpose, informed through his background of public service during his time as a federal government minister and leader of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, has been of significant value to ME Bank and its customers. ...
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