Read the Federal Budget Analysis article below and find out what the 2015 Federal Budget means for you and your clients.

The key initiatives in this year’s Federal Budget are:

  • Many lower income young families will benefit from greater childcare subsidies
  • Families choosing not to vaccinate their children will miss out on childcare subsidies and family benefits
  • Pension assets test changes will benefit lower net worth retirees, however, higher net worth retirees may receive reduced entitlements
  • It will no longer be possible to claim both the full Government and employer provided parental leave payments
  • The company tax rate for eligible small businesses will be reduced by 1.5%
  • Unincorporated small businesses will receive a 5% tax discount
  • Small businesses will be able to fully deduct capital expenses of up to $20,000 per annum
  • Farmers’ capital expenditure on fencing and water facilities will be fully deductible

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View the 2015 Federal Budget with Peter Hogan (Senior Technical Manager, MLC)