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Superannuation Surcharge Not Abolished?
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Superannuation Surcharge Not Abolished?
Contrary news to previous update.

We were led to believe that the Government wanted to abolish the unpopular tax known as superannuation surcharge.

Last week the relevant legislation was rejected when presented in the Senate ? as predicted.

However, the current position is that it will not be re-introduced when it can be passed by the Senate.

What will happen is up to the politicians.

What does that mean for year end planning?  The old principles apply ? defer income, bring forward expenses if possible and take advantage of the reduced tax rates and deferral of tax.  

And make sure that superannuation contributions are physically paid.
    


29th-June-2005