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New inspector-general of taxation appointed

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2024
... Payne, for her service and contribution leading the IGTO over the past five years," Jones said. In addition, Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced the appointment of Selwyn Button, Alison Roberts and Barry Sterland as full-time commissioners to the Productivity ...

What's keeping the Treasurer up at night?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2024
Treasurer Jim Chalmers said at the Morgan Stanley Australia Summit in Sydney yesterday that a key goal of the Budget was to fight inflation in a way that doesn't damage an already weak economy. "... the primary focus of the Budget was to tackle inflation ...

More businesses fold, unpaid super recovery measure to launch

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
... Corporations and Financial Services inquiry last year. Super has not been included in the entitlements until Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced the recalibration last May, saying the measure will achieve efficiencies of $13 million over four years from ...

Liberals respond to Federal Budget

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
... incorrectly claimed that any further interest rate increases would be the responsibility of Anthony Albanese and Jim Chalmers. What's the Coalition's plan? Dutton said he'll rein in spending to alleviate inflation. This would begin with cutting ...

Industry reacts to Federal Budget

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
Treasurer Jim Chalmers handed down the Federal Budget last night, delivering its second consecutive surplus as well as a raft of measures to ease the cost-of-living crisis. Despite many of the measures presented in the Budget having been announced prior ...

Budget 2024: The Budget by numbers

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
Treasurer Jim Chalmers has unveiled his second consecutive Budget surplus tonight of $9.3 billion this year. This was the first back-to-back surplus in nearly two decades. However, instead of celebrating, Chalmers warned pressures on the Budget would ...

Budget 2024: Stage 3 tax cuts to take effect July 1

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... reduce the 19% tax rate to 16% and increase the threshold for the 37% tax rate from $120,000 to $135,000. Treasurer Jim Chalmers said the average benefit would be around $1888 a year, or $36 a week. "Our new tax cuts for middle Australia are the biggest ...

Budget 2024: Change to foreign investment rules

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
Treasurer Jim Chalmers said the government is focused on changing the way the nation attracts and deploys investment. "We will create a front door for investors to accelerate and coordinate transformational projects, establish a domestic National Interest ...

Budget 2024: Cost of living relief takes centre stage

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... high demand for crisis support including emergency relief, food relief and financial support services. Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced a raft of cost-of-living relief measures in the Federal Budget, including the already announced tax cuts, increasing ...

Budget 2024: Additional $11.3bn promised for housing

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... million of them. Our goal is ambitious - but achievable, if we all work together and if we all do our bit," Treasurer Jim Chalmers said. "Tonight's Budget delivers an additional $1.9 billion in loans to help build 40,000 social and affordable homes. ...
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