Labor's train wreck of a tax policy to hit middle class hardest - The Australian

When Bill Shorten tells us he hasn't got anything against wealthy people, he may well be telling the truth. But the real question is what does Labor have against aspiring middle-class people? Think teachers, firefighters, ambos, nurses, small-business ...

Editorial: Bill Shorten takes tax initiative away from government but devil will be in details - Courier Mail

THE tax treatment of family trusts has been in the sights of successive federal treasurers for some time. Nearly 20 years ago the Howard government's Ralph review of business taxation recommended treating family trust structures as companies and taxing ...

Trust rejig is 'kick in guts': Turnbull - The West Australian

Businesses need tax relief not a "kick in the guts" to drive economic growth, says Malcolm Turnbull. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten on Sunday unveiled plans to tax all payments to adults from discretionary trusts at 30 per cent, arguing the tax system ...