tax concessions

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 – […]
Policy and Regulation

Tax debate too simplistic

The debate on tax in superannuation has become too narrow and polarised hampering progress towards an equitable system, a tax expert said. John Randall, superannuation partner at Deloitte, said people were approaching the topic from various viewpoints, but that each one was focusing on different constricted areas of interest. He added the discussion needed to […]