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Most recent comments on things by Scott Morrison

  • Dwight Walker: GST on low value goods from overseas only applies to consumers not registered businesses so supplier just has to request ABN from business then they will not be charged GST if a registered business. (27 June 2017)
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  • Dwight Walker: This GST on low value goods applies only to consumers not registered businesses. A supplier has to request ABN of a business customer to determine if they are currently registered or not. (27 June 2017)
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  • Dwight Walker: Australian IT industry is noncompetitive or poor quality so this rewards local companies by using GST to block people buying overseas to remain competitive e.g. hosting and domains. Making local... (23 June 2017)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Is the Minister for real when he says "On top of that, it is this government that has introduced legislation for the GST for low-value goods being imported from other countries, and that will be... (22 June 2017)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Heard that commitment once before. The GST was promised to fully fix the funding for hospitals and schools before its introduction by John Howard. Hasn't happened. Not long ago the... (18 May 2017)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The bank levy is simply a means of surreptitiously increasing taxes. The banks have already indicated they will pass the levy on. Together with increases in the Medicare levy just who is... (18 May 2017)
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  • Tibor Majlath: You'd think that paying 'back the debt' was some personal hardship for the Coalition. Cuts to welfare and services don't take mental giants to implement. Howard and Costello didn't pay back... (12 May 2017)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The great economic manager is able to cut spending while at the same time reducing revenue by cutting taxes. A true magician at work. (1 April 2017)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The Treasurer says "under Labor's policies, electricity prices increased more than 25 times greater than is occurring under this side." This is reminiscent of how refrigerant gas prices... (28 March 2017)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The lowest taxing Coalition taxing low-value goods imported by Australian consumers from 1 July 2017 supposedly to ensure that Australian businesses, particularly small retailers, do not continue... (17 February 2017)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Labor's Dark Age policies? Some of us are boiling in the dark because we can't afford electricity for air conditioners and lighting because of high electricity prices thanks to Coalition... (15 February 2017)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The Minister stated that "Since 2001, Australia has gone from having one of the lowest corporate tax rates in the world to now offering one of the highest. There are only five advanced countries... (13 September 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The Treasurer wants "superannuation (to) have more choice, be more flexible, be more fit for purpose for the working patterns of the 21st century, be fairer, be more targeted". Heard that before.... (21 March 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Question time. What a joke. No wonder the Minister avoided answering the question. If you look at the record of both governments listed in MYEFO you can see why. Labor 1983-1996 : Tax/GDP... (20 March 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The Minister says "The VFACTS new vehicle sales data for February was up 14.3 per cent - 6.7 per cent over the past year. Importantly, business buyers for vehicles were up 15.6 per cent over the... (11 March 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Don't you just love the argument over accuracy? Is that to better inform the public? Really? (8 March 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The Minister claimed that "if you are a nurse, if you are a teacher, if you are a police officer, if you are a paramedic, if you are a Defence Force member, if you are any of these and you want... (3 March 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The politics of envy is often trotted out when the argument is weak. Is that taxable income of $80,000 before or after deductions for an average loss of $10,000 on each property? Is there... (25 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Tax concessions are really spending in disguise. Someone has to pay for tax cuts/concessions. Surely, all taxpayers are making the sacrifice by paying for this tax concession. How much does it... (23 February 2016)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Tibor is partly right. Keynesian economics supports deficits in times of crisis. Problem we face at the moment is that both ALP and LNP governments are running deficits all of time. THe Libs... (22 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: If Paul Keating agrees with the Coalition then he must be right. Don't governments spend in bad times to provide fiscal stimulus to a sluggish economy and go into deficit? Don't governments... (18 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Right for whom? What is the function of the tax system if not to tax and spend on national infrastructure, social programs, health and education for the common wealth? Surely, the tax system... (18 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Is that due to "bracket creep"? For a start, isn't wages growth at record lows? So, how are wage earners being taxed higher and higher? Some businesses recently received tax cuts. Who or what... (5 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The hypocrisy of both sides is self-evident. Labor had the power to change the LNP's "never ever" GST to make it fairer if it wanted to by lowering or even eliminating the GST on essential... (5 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The LNP under Howard doled out massive tax cuts payed for by the resources boom and China's economic rise. The LNP's shortsighted legacy is that we now have a big revenue shortfall yet their tax... (5 February 2016)
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