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What the Coalition’s tax plan means for high-income earners and the tax system

May 14, 2019 - 16:10 -- Admin

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has been dodging questions on how much high-income earners will benefit from his tax plan and what it means for the progressivity of Australia’s tax system. Here are the answers.

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Using the right survey to measure retiree spending

May 9, 2019 - 08:00 -- Admin

A recent paper by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees, using Melbourne Institute’s Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey, concluded that retirees’ spending increases as they age. The implication is clear: if retirees spend more as they age, they need to save more before retirement to fund that higher spending.

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