AIST Mercer Super Tracker

Industry View

AIST viewpoint: budget hits median income earners

Statistical analysis of the Budget changes to super show the Government has cut back on overall fairness to all Australians in terms of tax concessions. Ton Garcia, chief executive of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees explains why.   Last month this column examined the issue of fairness – or to be more precise – […]
Industry View

AIST viewpoint: a fairer tax system for all

New research that details who gains the most from tax concessions in super should be a key driver in tax reforms this year, says TOM GARCIA chief executive of AIST. There can be no debate that super needs to be taxed concessionally. But at what point do we draw the line in the name of […]
Policy and Regulation

AIST and Mercer create super think-tank

The much mooted idea of a government funded policy advice research institute for superannuation has been pre-empted by a partnership between the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees and Mercer. Dubbed the AIST-Mercer Super Tracker, the body will publish yearly updates on the relative fairness of tax concessions on superannuation for high and low income earners […]