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Fair slice of the pie denied

Comment: Are deeming rates the ultimate retiree tax?

Fair slice of the pie denied

Deeming rate cuts don’t go far enough, writes Kaye Fallick.

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More please say age pensioners

More please say age pensioners

More please say age pensioners

Pensioners pleased but say increase is paltry and will make little difference.

Rate cut “too little too late”

Cut to deeming rates will see pensioners slightly better off

Rate cut “too little too late”

The deeming rates have finally been cut, but it’s “too little too late”, say critics.

Family home under siege

family home

Family home under siege

Including family home in assets test ‘the right thing to do’, says economist

Home is where the income is

family home

Home is where the income is

Family home provides retirees with the means to take care of themselves: Sean Corbett.

Deeming dollars all talk

deeming rates

Deeming dollars all talk

Christmas? September? When will deeming rates be cut?

Government needs to step up

Time for the Government to step up on deeming rates: Labor

Government needs to step up

Retirees are suffering from cash rate cuts, prompting calls for cuts to deeming rates.

Profiling Australian retirees

typical retiree

Profiling Australian retirees

Research strongly suggests that Australia’s superannuation system is working.

New Age Pension qualifying limits

Age Pension income and assets thresholds revised

New Age Pension qualifying limits

Revised income and assets test thresholds will take effect from 1 July.

Pension Loans Scheme changes

How the Pension Loans Scheme has changed

Pension Loans Scheme changes

The Pension Loans Scheme has been expanded to include all people of Age Pension age ...

Can you earn on the pension?

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Can you earn on the pension?

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