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Hockey sounds tax alarm bells
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2015
Following the release of the Tax Discussion Paper, Treasurer Joe Hockey has restated the dangers of an outdated taxation system. In a statement, he noted that Australia's current tax system was "built before the 1950s, before black-and-white televisions ...
Industry bodies respond to Hockey's tax debate
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 30 MAR 2015
... Australia and Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees have responded to some of the questions raised in Treasurer Joe Hockey's Tax Discussion Paper. FSC chief executive Sally Loane supported one of the paper's key arguments - that Australia is ...
Treasury opens discussion on tax reform
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 30 MAR 2015
Treasurer Joe Hockey has issued the Tax Discussion Paper, raising fundamental questions about the future of Australia's tax system. The paper will open a debate until the 2016 election and will ideally inform the tax policy ideas the Government will ...
Turnbull on super and housing debate: "a thoroughly bad idea"
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2015
Communications Minister and Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull slammed Treasurer Joe Hockey's suggestion that young Australians could be given early access to their superannuation to help them buy their first house. "My own view is that would be a thoroughly ...
NSW to receive $2 billion infrastructure incentive
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 9 MAR 2015
... receive $2 billion in incentive payments from the Commonwealth for its infrastructure recycling strategy, Treasurer Joe Hockey has announced. Designed to incentivise NSW Premier Mike Baird's plan to lease 49% of the state's electricity network to invest ...
Hockey contemplates first home buyer access to super
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 9 MAR 2015
The superannuation industry has reacted strongly to Treasurer Joe Hockey's comments that suggest the government could allow young Australians access to their superannuation to buy their first home. When asked if people should be able to use their super ...
Market Wrap AM
AAP  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAR 2015
... trades report for the December quarter is also due out. No major equities news is expected. Meanwhile, fderal Treasurer Joe Hockey attends the AICD Leaders' Edge Lunch. In Australia, the market on Thursday closed flat, as consumer related stocks led ...
Economic growth to slow significantly: IGR
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAR 2015
... the economy over the next 40 years will be significantly lower than the last 40. In introducing the report Treasurer Joe Hockey said: "It is fantastic that Australians are living longer and healthier lives but we need to address these demographic changes. ...
Productivity Commission to explore financial services exports
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAR 2015
... need to ensure Australia is in the best position to take advantage of the opportunities at our doorstep," Treasurer Joe Hockey and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb said in a joint announcement. "Now is the time to diversify and strengthen ...
Australia and Switzerland agree tax crackdown
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 MAR 2015
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey and Swiss Ambassador Marcel Stutz have agreed to increase cooperation to tackle tax evasion. Under the agreement, the Australian Taxation Office will automatically receive details of financial accounts such as investment ...
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