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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
As the number of business insolvencies spike, workers will soon be able to claim unpaid superannuation owed to them by defunct employers under the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) Recovery Program. From 1 July 2024, staff who worked for employers that ...

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
The Stage 3 tax cuts will go ahead as planned after the Albanese government made some amendments due to the cost-of-living crisis. Coming into effect July 1, every taxpayer will benefit from a tax cut. However, those earning over $180,000 will see their ...

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
Support will be boosted for Australians facing acute and urgent financial pressures with $138 million to meet sustained high demand for crisis support including emergency relief, food relief and financial support services. Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced ...

Budget 2024: Additional $11.3bn promised for housing

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
The Albanese government has made significant new housing investments in the Budget to help deliver a comprehensive Homes for Australia plan. "We're easing the cost of living - and we're building more homes for Australians. In the five years from this ...

Budget 2024: $20k instant asset write-off extended

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
The Federal Budget has extended the $20,000 instant asset write-off by 12 months until 30 June 2025. Small businesses, with an aggregated annual turnover of less than $10 million, will continue to be able to immediately deduct the full cost of eligible ...

Budget 2024: Government heeds industry calls to better support women

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
In the Federal Budget, Treasurer Jim Chalmers formally announced a raft of measures to support women, many of which were flagged ahead of time. This includes the $925.2 million over five years to provide support for victim-survivors leaving a violent ...
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