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2019 Federal Election coverage

Tax Insights

Federal ElectionThe major parties' stance on tax issues promises to be one of the main dividing lines at the 2019 Federal Election on 18 May.

There are clear policy differences between the parties, affecting low-and-middle-income earners, property investors and retirees. Our specialists take a closer look at these issues.


Will Labor overcomplicate our already complicated tax environment?

7 May 2019
Overwhelmed by the tax rhetoric delivered by the Australian Labor Party (ALP)? You are in the right place. The following commentary breaks down the ALP’s tax implementations and how they impact individuals.  

2019 Federal Election - Comparison of policies

6 May 2019
Ahead of the federal election on 18 May, we compare the policies impacting small business owners, as announced by the two major parties.

Superannuation & the federal election – change is on the horizon

3 May 2019
With a federal election just weeks away and party campaigning in full swing, what changes to superannuation may be on the horizon?

Federal Election 2019 - Summary

1 April 2019
The major parties' stance on tax issues promises to be one of the main dividing lines at the 2019 Federal Election on 18 May. There are clear policy differences between the parties, affecting low-and-middle-income earners, property investors and retirees.

Uncertainty prevails for taxpayers as election looms

28 March 2019
As the Australian public await a date announcement for the upcoming Federal Election, uncertainty prevails for many taxpayers as they anticipate the outcome of many unenacted and proposed changes to tax legislation.

Proposed Labor negative gearing policies set to compromise the great Australian dream

28 March 2019
If the great Australian dream is the purchase of your very own home, then the ability to negatively gear investment properties is an Australian institution. What will become of the Australian way if the Labor party is brave enough to challenge this iconic status quo?

Labor's proposed changes to franking credits

21 March 2019
With a Federal election looming, now is the time to consider the impact of a Labor government and its proposed tax policies on Australian taxpayers.