Senate debates

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Questions without Notice

Small Business

2:40 pm

Photo of Michaelia CashMichaelia Cash (WA, Liberal Party, Minister for Small and Family Business) Share this | Hansard source

A very clear point of difference between the Liberal-National government and those on the other side, the Labor Party, is that we will continue to deliver lower taxes for small and family business—legislated down to 25 per cent—while those on the other side have promised every small and family business in Australia that, if they are ever elected to govern, their first act is going to be to raise taxes on those small and family businesses. Mr Shorten has actually made that a promise. He has promised small and family businesses in this country that he will implement policies that will destroy them. When you destroy small and family businesses, when you destroy those people, you destroy Australian jobs. The Liberal-National government, our government, will always stand by the backbone of our economy. We will stand by small and family businesses. We will back them and we will ensure that they— (Time expired)

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