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Super funds unready for trans-Tasman transfer rules
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2013
... The problem may in part be due to confusion over whether the transfer is mandatory or not. In May, then Treasurer Bill Shorten said that participation was "voluntary for members and for superannuation funds and schemes." This may have caused funds not ...
Opposition challenges Labor to review Trio fraud
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2013
... superannuation and other investors defrauded of $176 million. Cormann said that former minister for superannuation Bill Shorten showed "a troubling lack of urgency and engagement" over the issue, and said the Gillard government's response was "highly ...
New Treasurer Bowen takes control of financial services and super
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 1 JUL 2013
Chris Bowen will take over responsibility for the financial services and superannuation portfolio from Bill Shorten, as part of his responsibilities as treasurer. Previously a separate portfolio with a separate minister (Shorten), Prime Minister Kevin ...
Shorten loses superannuation portfolio
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 1 JUL 2013
Bill Shorten has retained his workplace relations portfolio but is no longer Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation, following Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's announcement of his new cabinet. He has been given responsibility for school education ...
Coalition pledges support for super laws amendments bill
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2013
... transferred to a MySuper product in another fund as a result of the MySuper Reforms," Minister for Superannuation Bill Shorten said in Parliament yesterday. Speaking on behalf of the Shadow Treasurer, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Tax Reform Tony ...
Excess super contributions amendments pass House of Reps
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2013
... Taxation of Excess Concessional Contributions legislation has passed the lower house. Minister for Superannuation Bill Shorten's office said the legislation is expected to go before the Senate late next week, and will become law before the close of Parliament. ...
Government to table concessional contributions bill
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2013
... earners who inadvertently breach the concessional contributions cap," Financial Services and Superannuation minister Bill Shorten said. "They will be taxed at their marginal tax rate rather than the top marginal tax rate," Shorten said. At the moment ...
Shorten maps out government super legacy
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2013
Bill Shorten, minister for Superannuation and Financial Services, has used a speech to a Financial Services Council (FSC) dinner at Parliament House in Canberra to assertively defend the government's reform record on superannuation. Shorten listed a ...
Government to hold public forums on Super Charter
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2013
The Federal Minister for Superannuation Bill Shorten has encouraged interested parties to attend a public forum on the future Charter of Superannuation Adequacy and Sustainability. The Gillard government announced its intention to create the Super Charter ...
Shorten slams opposition's 'freeze-frame' super plans
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2013
Financial Services and Superannuation Minister Bill Shorten has used the passing of the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No 1) Bill 2013 into the House of Representatives to slam the Opposition's plans to delay an increase in compulsory ...
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