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Dump state taxes, raise GST

Australian business must not shy away from discussing state taxes and the goods and services tax at the Tax Forum in Canberra this month, writes James Bond, chief economist at the FSC. Businesses should take courage from the breadth and depth of support in Australia for removing state taxes and use the Tax Forum in […]
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Fallout over FoFA, Stronger Super

The uncertainties about the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) and Stronger Super reforms are hurting consumer and industry confidence, says JAMES BOND, chief economist of the Financial Services Council.  The past three years have seen unprecedented uncertainty in the financial services industry and this was apparent in many of the discussions and presentations at the […]