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Deeming rate calculations should be independent: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2019
... pensioners have a right to know not just how, but why their income from financial assets is assessed the way it is, it said. CPSA policy manager Paul Versteege commented: "Due to the lower deeming rates, single pensioners can now have $22,000 more in ...
Government reduces deeming rates
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
... Government to review the deeming rates. The deeming rates are set by the government with a "total lack of transparency," CPSA said, adding that pensioners have a right to know not just how, but also why their income from financial assets is assessed ...
Baby boomers receive $259 million, pension work bonus lifted
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... also be able to avail the $300 per fortnight pension work bonus. The Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA) has welcomed the announcement and said the bonus, introduced in 2009, was overdue for an increase. "CPSA calls for half-yearly ...
Industry welcomes pensioners' dividend tax policy exemption: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 3 APR 2018
... recipient before 28 March 2018 will also be exempt from the changes. The Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA) said it welcomed the exemption. CPSA policy co-ordinator Paul Versteege said: "It was always clear that those with limited ...
Labor's imputation credit reform cops industry backlash
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2018
... on retirement incomes." Eliza Littleton, senior policy officer of the Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA), voiced similar sentiments, stating low-income retirees base their retirement plans anticipating they will receive tax credits ...
Industry bodies clash over pension proposal
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2016
The Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA) has branded "offensive" an Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) proposal to turn the Age Pension into a loan recoverable against the family home. In a pre-Budget submission the ...
Pensioners want DB decision reversed
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 2 FEB 2016
The Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA) has launched a campaign for defined benefit pensioners who received a shock in their first 2016 Age Pension payment. On behalf of DB pensioners CPSA is proposing to write to federal Treasurer ...
Seniors react to Commission's retirement housing idea
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 DEC 2015
The Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA) has called on the federal government to create a policy that achieves housing security for all rather than acting on recommendations calling for retirees to sell down the family home. CPSA ...
Coalition will delay SG rise, abolish LICS
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2013
... Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association was quick to dismiss parts of Abbott's Budget Reply. Amelia Christie, CPSA senior policy advisor, said, "Pensioners breathe a sigh of relief as Tony Abbott announces that should the Coalition come into ...
CPSA brands super centre wasteful
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 23 OCT 2012
... close to adequately protecting the interests of consumers, according to the Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association (CPSA). In providing funding, the government claims to have recognised a need to ensure an on-going focus on members' interests ...
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