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Federal budget to get multibillion-dollar boost from surging iron ore price
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Federal budget to get multibillion-dollar boost from surging iron ore price

The surprise budget boost gives Prime Minister Scott Morrison a war-chest to fight the May election.

  • by Darren Gray

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Using special effects, Scott Morrison makes Bill Shorten's $200 billion plan look like a hammer blow
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Using special effects, Scott Morrison makes Bill Shorten's $200 billion plan look like a hammer blow

The latest scare in Australian politics relies on a very big number with very little context to convince voters to fear the unknown.

  • by David Crowe
Funds mobilise 160,000 investors against ALP franking credit policy
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Funds mobilise 160,000 investors against ALP franking credit policy

A group of Melbourne investment companies have called the policy "an attack" on Australia's retirement systems.

  • by Lucy Battersby and Emma Koehn
Hungary to give lifetime tax exemption to women who have four children
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Hungary to give lifetime tax exemption to women who have four children

Hungary's anti-immigration Prime Minister said the government would increase financial aid and subsidies for families in a bid to boost the population.

Man says he doesn’t have to lodge tax returns because he’s not a ‘person’
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Man says he doesn’t have to lodge tax returns because he’s not a ‘person’

Magistrate tells North Bendigo man "Glen, of the family Polglaise" that his arguments about not having to pay tax were "entirely without merit" as he found him guilty on six charges.

  • by Natalie Croxon
Tax the rich, not the helpless
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Opinion

Tax the rich, not the helpless

Today, apparently, policy is king. The odd person who gets in the way of the ever-turning wheels is seemingly disposable.

  • by Nicholas Stuart
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Labor's unprincipled attack on refunds
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Opinion

Labor's unprincipled attack on refunds

Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen has doubled down on Labor’s tax agenda.

  • by Simon Cowan
Motivation for tax cuts always more political than economic
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Opinion

Motivation for tax cuts always more political than economic

Scott Morrison says 'it's economics 101' that higher taxes under Labor would be bad for the economy: Sorry, don’t think so.

  • by Ross Gittins
Ask George: How do I make sure my death doesn't tax my kids?
Income tax

Ask George: How do I make sure my death doesn't tax my kids?

Avoiding death taxes and what to do with a child's minor windfall.

  • by George Cochrane
How to avoid an unexpected tax bill this Christmas

How to avoid an unexpected tax bill this Christmas

Making pre-tax contributions to your superannuation is an incredibly powerful way to build wealth, with savings of up to 30% per cent for high-income earners.

  • by Olivia Maragna
Taxing inheritances might be unpopular, but it's fair
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Opinion

Taxing inheritances might be unpopular, but it's fair

Australia is an outlier among developed countries in not taxing inheritances.

  • by Danielle Wood