The federal government is pressing to get corporate tax cuts passed this week, in the final Parliamentary sitting before the May Budget. The government is arguing that cutting company tax from 30% to 25% by the 2026–27 financial year, would trigger jobs and wage growth.
With wages flat and energy costs soaring, Australians will certainly not be complaining about the extra 0.5% of their paycheques they get to keep. And people with disabilities will still receive the full funding they’ve been promised.
The US corporate tax cuts have already delivered a major boost to company profits. This has ‘trickled down’ to shareholders. And numerous companies have boosted salaries, benefit packages, and given one off bonuses to their employees.
As the publishers of a daily news service, The Australian Tribune is well aware that typos and other mistakes occasionally manage to slip through the safety net. But the blooper that got through Tourism Fiji’s net is a whopper.
It’s too early to celebrate a unified Korean peninsula. Or even one devoid of nuclear weapons. But US President Donald Trump’s tough, unorthodox approach to Kim Jong-un continues to look promising.
Australia continues to grow at a blistering pace of more than 2.1% each year. A rate that would see our population double in only 34 years. Most of the growth takes place in Melbourne and Sydney. Just ask anyone trying to drive during peak hour how that’s working out.
The Greens’ plan to legalise cannabis could be a game changer. Aside from removing the criminal element — and thus pot smokers’ easy access to harder drugs — it could bring a $2 billion a year high into government coffers, a report has found.
A judge has called a mother of two ‘greedy’ in court, after she stole over $300,000 from her ANZ firm dating from 2014–2016. The 44-year-old was already on a $200,000 a year contract, with her household annual income being over $500,000.
While the markets are looking complacent, they could easily crash if a war were to break out. How would gold play into this, as the ‘safety’ commodity?