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    05-22-2019, 04:19 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    John, I'm sure it's right that rising prices do stimulate housing construction but I don't think rising prices per se are necessary to stimulate...
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    05-22-2019, 03:14 AM
    Get them to go around the other way. That way you'll know the engine hasn't died. Rick
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    05-22-2019, 02:42 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    John, I was referring to their whole tax package being poorly presented, not specifically franking credit-based refunds. As I think most here know,...
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    05-21-2019, 05:46 PM
    Could you put the controller behind you, on the aft coaming? You'd soon get used to it. Rick
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    05-21-2019, 05:39 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Yep. So, the reasons why Labor tried to change tax and concessions are pretty clear but there were too many problems. There would be some, like...
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    05-21-2019, 04:54 PM
    That looks like good progress - terrific! Rick
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    05-21-2019, 07:30 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I don't think anyone will touch that one. Capital gains on additional housing though, and I think some other investments, are currently taxed at a...
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    05-21-2019, 05:34 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Labor didn't want it. Howard claimed a mandate for it even though a majority of voters (51%) rejected it but he held enough seats and pushed it...
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    05-21-2019, 03:22 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I doubt it's possible to come up with a simple solution to tax or a simple tax system that actually works for everyone. There've been some pretty...
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    05-21-2019, 02:51 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Shamus, this from RMIT (ABC Factcheck) . I couldn't remember earlier where it was: ...
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    05-21-2019, 02:14 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    They are. I don't know of any generous super schemes for public servants now except that some very senior public servants are on negotiated packages,...
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    05-21-2019, 12:42 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Ah, it's so refreshing to see you here Shamus! I think you know I agree with all that. The raft you are going to sit on and while away the days....
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    05-20-2019, 08:54 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    And I forgot to ask - will you replace the boat with that raft? Rick
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    05-20-2019, 08:05 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    If only I'd been more patient! All the best to you and yours and glad to hear you're doing alright over there. Rick
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    05-20-2019, 08:01 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Thanks Shamus, that's interesting. I'm a gonna need to do some exploration of that. A tax system must be fair - to all. Rick
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    05-20-2019, 06:27 PM
    Uh! Rick
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    05-20-2019, 05:30 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    It should also be understood that Industry Super is, like share dividends, based on profits derived from investments and super income is an after-tax...
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    05-20-2019, 05:10 PM
    Fat cats are a problem. Rick
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    05-20-2019, 05:07 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Hi Shamus, nice to hear from you and I hope all's well? As I said above, I think there should be a concessional arrangement for company tax paid but...
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    05-20-2019, 06:18 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    It's a very disappointing and significant loss but certainly not a mauling anywhere except Queensland. Nationally, there's apparently a 2% difference...
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    05-20-2019, 04:48 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    By what? I'm guessing you mean abortion? Let me clear that up. Of course I believe that it's always a woman's right to choose and abortion should be...
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    05-20-2019, 04:35 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Yes but. I agree that superannuation shouldn't be taxed, up to a point, for the reason you point out. But dividends from shares and income from share...
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    05-20-2019, 03:36 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread A Brain Tumor update. in The Bilge
    And from us. Rick
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    05-20-2019, 03:34 AM
    Unless you wanted a rapidly expanding kitten. Which you probably wouldn't. Rick
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    05-20-2019, 03:22 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    The difference kicks in when the person is deemed a retiree and is then no longer required to pay tax, even if their income is quite high. You can be...
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    05-20-2019, 02:41 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Not exactly John. The issue is not about franking credits per se. It's about those who have not in fact paid any tax on their income from shares but,...
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    05-20-2019, 02:36 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    John, I'd agree with nearly all of that. We probably wouldn't agree entirely re abortion but nor do I disagree entirely with you on that either. ...
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    05-20-2019, 01:35 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    He's always been loyal, a popular local member, a good negotiator and likely to prevent Labor temptation to get into the gutter with the Coal. ...
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    05-19-2019, 06:00 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Decent MPs are thrown out of parliament because they might be eligible for NZ or Canadian citizenship. A declared racist gets into the senate on 19...
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    05-19-2019, 05:52 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Sinodinos. While I think he ought to be in gaol over his role with Sydney Water Holdings, I think he actually makes more sense than any of the other...
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