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Labor to push for YFYS stapling amendments

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
... to be the thorn in the Liberals' side when the Your Future, Your Super bill hits parliament next week, as shadow treasurer Stephen Jones digs his heels in on the start date and exclusions for members in hazardous occupations. The most significant ...

Chief economist update: The Budget surplus can wait

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2019
... of an Australian recession in 2020 -- risk of around 25% from 15% before." Not only that, the ABC also wrote shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers said the nation was already in a recession of sorts. "Australia finds itself still in a per capita recession, this ...

Don't expect super favouritism: Bowen

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
... funds - industry or otherwise. Speaking at an FSC BT Political Series lunch at Doltone House in Sydney last week, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said if elected, Labor would afford no favours to underperforming superannuation funds, declaring it was time ...

Labor responds to Royal Commission final report

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
... grandfathered commissions by January 2020 if successful at the upcoming Federal election. Responding to the final report, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said the party has already tabled a bill to end the grandfathering of conflicted remuneration. He believes ...

Royal Commission sobering and overdue: Labor

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 5 FEB 2019
Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said a Labor government will establish a Treasury taskforce to help implement all of the recommendations from the banking and financial services Royal Commission. Responding immediately after the public release of the Royal ...

Labor pledges tougher unpaid super penalties

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 17 DEC 2018
... on "dodgy" employers that underpay or fail to pay superannuation with tougher penalties if it comes to power. Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen proposed new measures over the weekend in a bid to curb the "enormous issue" of unpaid super. Employers that fail ...

Best in show should not dampen competition: Bowen

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2018
Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said it is hard to argue against a case for better-performing superannuation funds as put forth by the Productivity Commission, yet the best in show approach must be careful that it doesn't dampen competition. Speaking at ...

Labor responds to 'unfair' Budget

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... response to simplifying the personal tax system that proposes abolishing the 37% tax bracket entirely in 2024-25, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen described it as "ridiculous" to wait for a tax cut that long. Bowen told the ABC's Leigh Sales in an interview ...

Industry welcomes pensioners' dividend tax policy exemption: Poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 3 APR 2018
... credit reform is welcomed by the majority of the industry, Financial Standard's latest spot poll shows. Prior to shadow treasurer Chris Bowen announcing pensioners would be exempt from the potential reforms, 87% of poll respondents expressed strong concerns ...

Labor's amended cash dividend refunds fall short: SMSFA

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAR 2018
... pensioners from abolishing cash refunds for excess dividend imputation credits when the policy commences in July 2019. Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen said: "We believe in a fair go for pensioners. We know they are struggling with the cost of living, especially ...
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