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Pensioners welcome dividend imputation exemption

"CPSA welcomes the continued availability to pensioners of cashbacks as part of dividend imputation under proposed reforms by the Australian Labor Party", said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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Unintended consequences of dividend imputation reform: Pensioners

'CPSA generally supports proposals to close tax loopholes and repair the Budget, but warns that the proposed dividend imputation reform may have some unintended consequences', said Senior Policy Officer Eliza Littleton.

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Pension age to 70: where are the jobs?

"The Government's push to raise the pension age to 70 is a cynical money-saving policy that will throw tens of thousands of post-babyboomers on the Newstart scrap heap. Anyone born in or after 1966 should be very worried", said CPSA Policy Coordinator, Paul Versteege.

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CPSA welcomes NSW Government’s commitment to the pensioner council rate rebate

“CPSA was pleased to receive a letter from NSW Local Government Minister Paul Toole today informing CPSA that, despite a draft recommendation by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal to dismantle the pensioner council rate rebate system, the NSW Government will keep the pensioner council rate rebate”, said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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Changes to super changes rob poor, give to rich

"The Government has caved in to the super rich by abandoning the $500,000 lifetime cap on after-tax contributions since 2007. It has replaced it with a cap of $300,000 every three years to a lifetime cap of $1.6 million", said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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