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SMSFs in flashback to 2008
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... Co-op , wrote to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg last week to ask him to institute the same measures for SMSF pensioners that the Rudd Government introduced during the Global Financial Crisis. In 2008, the government made a temporary reduction to the minimum ...
FPA advocates for reduced pension minimums
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
... audience with the retirement income review panel. De Gori's letter calls on the government to mirror the decision of the Rudd Labor government as it dealt with the fallout of the Global Financial Crisis in 2008 to reduce the minimum annual payment ...
Chief economist update: 'Paradox of Thrift' in action
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 SEP 2019
... 79.0 by July 2008) - the frog was dropped into boiling water. That got Kevin 07's (then Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd) attention, didn't it? As headlined in The Age (14 October 2008): "Rudd unveils $10.4b stimulus plan" that "includes ...
Chief economist update: The turn in Australia's cycle from vicious to virtuous
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019
... Economics director Chris Richardson said the initial tax refunds would act much like the stimulus cheques mailed out by the Rudd government during the depths of the global financial crisis in February 2009." "On that occasion, cheques of $950, worth ...
Former Labor senator joins Sargon
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2019
A former cabinet minister in the Rudd and Gillard governments was appointed to Sargon's board. Stephen Conroy has joined as a non-executive director at Sargon, as the firm embarks on its next growth phase. Commenting on Conroy's appointment, Sargon ...
Record tax receipts, record outlays yet back to surplus
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
... ago when the Abbott Government was elected in 2013, which in-turn was more than four times the $58 billion it was when the Rudd Labor Government was elected in 2007. Australia's Federal Budget is still 46% reliant on individual taxpayers, which is ...
UK to introduce new pension scheme
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
... run by commercial Master Trusts - potentially reaching millions of retirement savers." Work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd said the UK will bring forward primary legislation to introduce the new scheme "as soon as parliamentary allows". Royal Mail ...
UK pension funds to be hit hard over negligence
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2019
... a wider reform package put forward in response to consultation on enhancing the powers of the pensions regulator. Amber Rudd, the UK's Secretary of State for Work and Pensions said bosses who put the futures of their employees at risk have got away lightly ...
Personal tax cuts lead the Budget
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... foreign companies will no longer get tax breaks over Australian companies - calling it "another tax loophole opened up by the Rudd Government." The government also wants digital companies to pay up their taxes. "Over the past year I have been working ...
Budget big picture: Surplus on radar
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... over the same period. When the coalition government was elected in 2013, net Government debt was $160 billion; when the Rudd government was elected in 2007 Australia didn't have a net government debt but had $24 billion in the bank. This illustrates ...
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