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'Boiling frog': business, tax experts slam rejection of corporate cuts

'Boiling frog': business, tax experts slam rejection of corporate cuts

The business community and tax experts fear Australia risks falling behind the developed world in its international competitiveness now that tax cuts for big business are off the political agenda.

  • by Nassim Khadem & Patrick Hatch

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Turnbull government's company tax cuts defeated in the Senate

Turnbull government's company tax cuts defeated in the Senate

Putting an end to legislation that has fuelled unrest in the Coalition and culminated in a challenge to Mr Turnbull's leadership on Tuesday.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Excluding banks from company tax cuts would have saved $7.4 billion

Excluding banks from company tax cuts would have saved $7.4 billion

The measure has failed to convince the Senate crossbench and so deliver Malcolm Turnbull a much-needed political victory. 

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Turnbull government offered to exclude big banks from company tax cut for One Nation support

Turnbull government offered to exclude big banks from company tax cut for One Nation support

Treasurer Scott Morrison drafted legislation that excluded banks and delivered it to One Nation leader Pauline Hanson.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Support for Coalition's company tax cuts falls ahead of policy's impending political death
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Support for Coalition's company tax cuts falls ahead of policy's impending political death

The Turnbull government is contemplating a new plan to accelerate small business corporate tax cuts.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Australia records foreign business boom as Coalition MPs grow nervous on company tax cuts

Australia records foreign business boom as Coalition MPs grow nervous on company tax cuts

New figures show up to one million Australians are now employed by companies with more than 50 per cent foreign ownership.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
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Malcolm Turnbull refuses to commit to taking controversial company tax cuts to next poll
Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull refuses to commit to taking controversial company tax cuts to next poll

As some Coalition MPs call for a rethink, the PM declines to say whether he will put his signature policy to the people at the next election.

  • by Latika Bourke
Corporate tax cuts are politically difficult, says Scott Morrison, but good for the economy

Corporate tax cuts are politically difficult, says Scott Morrison, but good for the economy

Hours after Peter Dutton became the first minister to question whether the company tax cuts should be taken to the next election. 

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Morrison stands by company tax cuts in new push for Senate vote
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Morrison stands by company tax cuts in new push for Senate vote

Treasurer Scott Morrison has vowed to take the government’s company tax cuts to another vote in parliament within weeks.

  • by David Crowe
Pressure mounts on Turnbull amid a split on company tax cuts
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Pressure mounts on Turnbull amid a split on company tax cuts

Open division on company tax cuts as Coalition MP calls for plan to be dumped

  • by David Crowe
'Don't retreat at the first gunshot': Business sends tax warning to the Coalition

'Don't retreat at the first gunshot': Business sends tax warning to the Coalition

Economic growth must not be sacrificed for political point scoring, business leaders have warned.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw