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Coronavirus in, climate change out: Costello, deVere
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 28 JAN 2020
... new coronavirus to be dubbed the number one threat to financial markets and the global economy, with former Howard Government Treasurer and Future Fund chair Peter Costello warning of the short-term risk of the rapidly spreading virus. "As of today ...
In a nutshell: Federal Budget 2019
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
... payers will receive tax relief to the tune of $158 billion - the largest personal income tax cuts since the Howard Government. The tax cuts will benefit those earning up to $126,000 a year. As a result, single income households will hold on to up to ...
Shuttering dividend cash loophole to hit SMSFs
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2018
... "[imputation] credits will not give rise to cash refunds where it exceeds tax otherwise payable." Under the Howard Government in 2000, individuals and superannuation funds were able to claim cash refunds for excess imputation credits that were not used ...
Complaints authority welcomes new chair
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 1 MAR 2018
... the bill. Coonan has experience in law, business, financial services and dispute resolution; she is a former Howard Government cabinet minister and served as the Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer, O'Dwyer said. She demonstrated deep knowledge ...
Terrible tax policies of the last 25 years
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... to borrow for residential property investment - Howard/Costello, 2007 In 2007, during the last months of the Howard government, limited recourse borrowing arrangements were introduced as the way for SMSFs to access loans to purchase a property. While ...
No progress on super wealth gap in 12 years
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JUL 2016
... contributing to superannuation funds for much of their working lives-as well as periodic policy changes, such as the Howard Government's decision in 2006 to exempt from income tax all superannuation earnings and drawdowns in retirement, thereby increasing ...
Pensioners want DB decision reversed
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 2 FEB 2016
... benefit pension. It was previously not subject to a maximum," a CPSA statement said. CPSA said in 2007, the Howard Government introduced a measure whereby after-tax contributions of $150,000 per year could be made to super and it has now become clear ...
OPINION: What to do with the Tax White Paper!
ANDREW BRAGG, DIRECTOR OF POLICY, FINANCIAL SERVICES COUNCIL  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2015
... submissions that have come into that. But the timing is something you have to consider carefully. When the Howard Government and Peter Costello did this it did take around about, Peter tells me, 18 months from start to finish through going through the ...
New faces to lead financial services policy reform
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2015
... "restore traditional Cabinet government." "The gold standard of good Coalition Cabinet government was during the Howard government and as you are aware, Arthur was at the centre of that as John Howard's chief of staff for over a decade," the Prime Minister ...
Greens strike pension test deal with coalition
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2015
... who said pension payments will be redirected to those who most need income support. "The Greens opposed the Howard government changes to pensions back in 2007. Now we're restoring the system to ensure that everyone has a decent retirement," Di Natale ...
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