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Abbott's PPL scheme to cost retirees $1.6 billion in hidden tax
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2013
... approximately $500 a year in lost tax refunds. That amounts to 0.1% of the balance. However, in a press release Treasurer Chris Bowen said the levy would cost double that. "A husband and wife retiree with around $500,000 in life savings invested in Aussie ...
Victims push for new Trio fraud inquiry
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2013
... longer any confidence on the Rudd government to effectively tackle the problem" after it tried to meet Treasurer Chris Bowen and received no response. The VOFF have recently met with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The regulator ...
Election too close to call
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2013
With Treasurer Chris Bowen's campaign influencing declaration that a re-elected Labor government wouldn't make any significant changes to policy affecting the nation's superannuation savings still being digested by conference delegates, the Financial ...
FSC denounces lost super threshold rise
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2013
... under $2000 can be transferred. In the government's pre-election Economic Statement released on Friday, Treasurer Chris Bowen and Finance Minister Penny Wong said they would increase the threshold to $4000 in 2015, and to $6000 in 2016. The Government ...
Taxes, levies and fees
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2013
... for the budget...it's just applying "similar rules that apply elsewhere in the tax system," according to Treasurer Chris Bowen. This is the same with the planned 60% cumulative increase in tobacco taxes over the next four years.A The A$5.3 billion it's ...
Cormann commits to change in face of Labor moratorium
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 1 AUG 2013
Shadow minister for financial services and superannuation Matthias Cormann has echoed Treasurer Chris Bowen's calls for super certainty but refused to back a five-year moratorium on changes to the system. Bowen laid down a challenge to the Coalition ...
Labor pledges five-year freeze on super tax
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 1 AUG 2013
... aims to enshrine a policy in law that would make future changes possible only once every five years hence, Treasurer Chris Bowen said. The Treasurer unveiled a superannuation charter, drafted by a task force chaired by Jeremy Cooper, who in 2010 chaired ...
Labor promises five-year freeze on super tax
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JUL 2013
... make 'no major changes' to superannuation tax policy for the next five years should they be re-elected, Treasurer Chris Bowen has announced. Bowen said this promise, which will be enshrined in legislation should Labor win the imminent federal election ...
The recession we are promised to have
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 JUL 2013
... in this year's elections (whenever that might be). Here they go again.A This time, it's freshly-picked Treasurer Chris Bowen putting his right hand on his chest and pledging: "We are continuing with our strategy to return the budget to surplus over ...
Economy 'not running out of puff': Wayne Swan
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2013
... poised to replace the mining sector as drivers of economic growth. In his first public address since being replaced by Chris Bowen at The Economist Bellweather 2013 Australian Forum in Sydney, Swan said predictions of economic instability, or even recession ...
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