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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM Tony Abbot mulling new deficit reduction tax, despite campaign pledge

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 12:44pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... promises not to tax more Weeks before he was elected Tony Abbott promised no new taxes. But with his first annual budget looming, Australia’s prime minister on Tuesday wouldn’t rule out a so-called ... with a decisive election victory last September after six years in opposition, said that introducing a temporary levy in the budget might not break his election promise to introduce no new taxes. “There’s ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AUSTRALIA

    Australia demands A$892 million from Li Ka-shing firms in unpaid taxes

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... on tax evasion towards companies like CKI. It may want to close the tax loopholes." On March 14, Chris Jordan, who was appointed Australian Taxation Commissioner on January 1, said the tax office would take a more active stand against tax evasion by multinationals. He said: "I want businesses to clearly know if they choose questionable or very aggressive [tax] practices, ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:18am by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia on Thursday became the first country in the world to scrap a carbon tax as the upper house of the legislature also discarded plans for a trading scheme based on emissions The Australian Senate voted on Thursday to scrap the country’s carbon tax and plans for emissions trading, a major victory for conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott that leaves ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott tries again to repeal carbon tax with Senate shake-up due

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:12pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Abbott in new bid to axe carbon tax Australia's conservative government yesterday reintroduced a bill to repeal a carbon tax ahead of a shake-up in the Senate, which has previously rejected the levy's removal. "Repealing the carbon tax will reduce the cost of living, make jobs more secure and improve the competitive position of our ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia proposes new tax for disability welfare

    Posted May 01st 2013, 01:14pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Prime Minister Julia Gillard has pinned her government’s re-election hopes on a new welfare scheme for the disabled, proposing on Tuesday a new tax to better fund care for Australians with severe physical and mental disabilities. The tax would not be paid until July 1, next year. Gillard said legislation to create the tax would not be considered ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia will manage less than third of its pledged carbon cuts, report says

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 02:37pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... to drive cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. When the Senate changes next month, the government plans to repeal the nation’s carbon tax and replace it with a A$2.55 billion (HK$18.5 billion) Emissions Reduction Fund that will pay big emitters to cut their carbon levels. “We should do what we reasonably can to limit emissions and avoid man-made climate change, but we shouldn’t clobber ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Repeal of Australia’s carbon tax moves closer

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Bill to abolish Australian carbon tax clears parliament’s lower house A bill to abolish an Australian carbon tax designed to combat climate change cleared parliament’s lower house on Thursday with the new conservative government saying “it doesn’t work”. Scrapping the divisive tax was a central election promise for Prime Minister Tony Abbott who argued ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia PM Tony Abbott moves to repeal climate tax

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s new conservative prime minister, Tony Abbott, moved on Wednesday to abolish a carbon tax designed to combat climate change as his first major economic reform since taking office. No one should be in any doubt – the government is repealing the carbon tax in full Tony Abbott Abbott said the September 7 election, which he won decisively, ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM changes carbon tax ahead of election

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:12pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... Associated Press in Sydney Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said on Tuesday he will transform a deeply unpopular carbon tax a year ahead of schedule, in a bid to cut costs to households as a national election looms. The fixed-price carbon tax on Australia’s worst industrial polluters, which went into effect in July last year, was supposed to remain in place until 2015. ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Abbott sworn in as Australia's prime minister, orders end to carbon tax

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 09:43am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Canberra Abbott scraps carbon tax on first day as PM Tony Abbott was sworn in as Australia’s new prime minister on Wednesday and immediately ordered the scrapping of the nation’s carbon tax and the halting of asylum-seeker boats. The 55-year-old conservative pledged to get down to work after a ceremony at Government House in Canberra where his Liberal/National ...




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