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Former Labor senator joins Sargon
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2019
A former cabinet minister in the Rudd and Gillard governments was appointed to Sargon's board. Stephen Conroy has joined as a non-executive director at Sargon, as the firm embarks on its next growth phase. Commenting on Conroy's appointment, Sargon ...
Former Labor MP joins SMSFA
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2019
A former Parliamentary Secretary was appointed to the board of the Self-Managed Super Fund Association. Bernie Ripoll has joined the SMSFA board, in a move described by chair Deborah Ralston as "invaluable" to the ongoing evolution of superannuation ...
Inquiry denounces franking credit ban
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 5 APR 2019
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics concluded Labor's proposal to remove refundable franking credits should not go ahead. Releasing the committee's final report last night, Liberal MP and committee chair Tim Wilson said the ...
Record tax receipts, record outlays yet back to surplus
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
... the Abbott Government was elected in 2013, which in-turn was more than four times the $58 billion it was when the Rudd Labor Government was elected in 2007. Australia's Federal Budget is still 46% reliant on individual taxpayers, which is more than ...
Don't expect super favouritism: Bowen
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
If Labor wins the upcoming Federal Election, don't expect the new Treasurer to go easy on underperforming funds - industry or otherwise. Speaking at an FSC BT Political Series lunch at Doltone House in Sydney last week, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen ...
ASIC dismisses Royal Commission insider trading reports
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2019
... parliament there was no insider trading around the release of the Royal Commission's final report. This comes after the Labor party suggested insider trading was responsible for bank stocks rising immediately on the back of Kenneth Hayne's report. Senator ...
Frydenberg takes action on banning grandfathered commissions
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2019
... financial services industry - benefit from the Government's banning of grandfathered conflicted remuneration. Frydenberg slated Labor's policy for dealing with conflicted remuneration and said it would have seen product manufacturers keep the money for ...
Macquarie axes SMSF residential property loans
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2019
... funded by the limited recourse borrowing arrangement between the SMSF and a related party, an associate to the fund. The Labor party have also indicated that they plan to effectively ban all new limited recourse borrowing arrangements in SMSFs if they ...
Franking changes feared by shareholders
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
Shareholders of a listed investment company fear Labor's proposed franking credit changes will hit them hard. The Australian Foundation Investment Company said a survey of its shareholders reveals they expect to be heavily affected by the changes to ...
Negative gearing reforms not a panacea: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2019
Financial Standard 's latest spot poll reveals Labor's proposed changes to negative gearing will not curb the housing affordability crisis. About 56% of readers don't believe Labor's proposed reforms will improve housing affordability. ...
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