Category: Tax

WA business leaders to challenge Malcolm Turnbull on GST

WA business leaders to challenge Malcolm Turnbull on GST

West Australia’s most prominent business leaders plan to confront Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over what they see as shortcomings in...

House price growth to slow down: Moody’s

Scott Morrison rules out tax measures to tackle debt and housing crisis

The Treasurer Scott Morrison has indicated the government is unlikely to change capital gains tax concessions to fight the housing...

Push for a broader tax cut before the next election

Push for a broader tax cut before the next election

The Business Council of Australia believes tax cuts for firms with a turnover up to $50 million is just the first step to broader cuts for...

Australians targeted in global tax fraud probe

Australians targeted in global tax fraud probe

Hundreds of Australians have been identified with funds in dodgy Swiss bank accounts. The Serious Financial Crime Taskforce (SFCT), through...

Government to pursue tax cuts legislation in parliament

Government to pursue tax cuts legislation in parliament

Despite speculation last week that the Treasurer Scott Morrison will abandon the government’s 10 year tax cuts, the Prime Minister...

Trump pledges tax reform after healthcare failure

Trump pledges tax reform after healthcare failure

Following his failure to get his healthcare legislation through Congress on Friday, US President Donald Trump says he will focus on tax...

Government might dump 10 year tax plan

Government might dump 10 year tax plan

The government has signalled that it could dump its 10 year company tax cut plan in the May Budget. The Treasurer Scott Morrison has opened...

Hewson calls for negative gearing and capital gains tax reform

Hewson calls for negative gearing and capital gains tax reform

Former Liberal leader John Hewson says Australia is caught in a housing bubble and has called for reforms to capital gains tax concessions...

No guarantee of Hanson’s support for Turnbull’s company tax cut

No guarantee of Hanson’s support for Turnbull’s company tax cut

Pauline Hanson has refused to guarantee the three votes of her One Nation senators supporting the Turnbull government’s planned tax cuts...

Tax cuts will hit the Budget: Grattan Institute

The Grattan Institute has warned the government that its plan to cut corporate taxes to 25 per cent would reduce national income for years...