budget

Hard road ahead no matter who wins

By this time next week, the federal election will be behind us, with the newly elected government facing a challenging budgetary situation. Fundamentally, existing expenditure commitments - particularly in health and income support for an ageing population, as well as new commitments for education and disability - face the problem of slowing revenue growth...Read more

Daryl Dixon, 1 September 2013, The Canberra Times

Asset check with Daryl Dixon

As widely expected, this year's budget was a non-event aimed at avoiding controversial changes in an election year. But for the reasons outlined below, major changes will be required to... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 19 May 2013, The Canberra Times

Possible benefits for couples of splitting super assets

Last week’s announcement of changed taxation arrangements for retirees receiving superannuation pensions in excess of $100,000 per annum has removed the possibility of major adverse... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 14 April 2013, The Canberra Times

Even in opposition, Gillard and Swan won't make it easy for Coalition

While Tony Abbott is likely to win a majority in the lower house in the September poll, the Coalition is unlikely to have control of the Senate. Kevin Rudd's disavowal of any further... Read more

Max Walsh, 28 March 2013, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

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