Federal Budget

An encouraging Budget for the mid-tier sector

This has been an encouraging Budget for the mid-tier sector.  

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KPMG backs Paid Parental Leave measure in Budget

KPMG welcomes the Budget proposal to enhance the Paid Parental Leave scheme – which picks up some of the recommendations made in a KPMG policy paper issued last year as part of its gender equity series.

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Sarah Hunter, KPMG Senior Economist, responds to Budget speech

Tonight’s Budget confirmed the budget-positive impact of a stronger economic recovery.

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Mid-market businesses showing their customary resilience and optimism in pre-budget survey

It is encouraging to find Australia’s mid-market businesses, the heartbeat of the national economy, are feeling relatively upbeat about the future, after emerging from two largely interrupted years.

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Housing affordability & health: more insights on #Budget2017

The underlying economic forecasts contained in the budget do not indicate boom times ahead, and there is current excess capacity within the Australian economy which will take some time to be taken up.

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#Budget2017: small in scope but resetting the decks

Grant Wardell-Johnson, Partner, Tax shares his first impressions on the 2017 Federal Budget.

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#Budget2017. Substantial tax reform still off the table

It seems from the Budget that substantial tax reform is still off the table – though the moves on the black economy are important for the integrity of the system.

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KPMG #Budget2017 predictions put the black economy, responsible expenditure and good debt vs bad debt at the top

The Black Economy will feature on Budget night with the purpose of raising revenue and seeking equity for business. This should lead to a stronger tax system. But there is a need to balance privacy and ensure the rules actually work.

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Hands off super, more tax cuts for small business – what the mid-market wants from #Budget2017

Tax cuts, that’s what all businesses want from Government – right? Well not just tax cuts

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