News and interviews on Ken Henry including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Thursday, 28 June 2012
Sometimes it can be tough to see the tax for the trees – literally.
Monday, 10 January 2011
Wayne Swan's approach to banking reform shows he's learnt from the mining tax disaster. But when shareholders realise the hit they've taken they'll direct their anger at Swan and Joe Hockey, then their CEO.
Tuesday, 21 December 2010
Virgin Blue chief financial officer Keith Neate has resigned today, following seven years at the airline.
Monday, 19 July 2010
While the election campaign will be shaped by a fixation on the 'local', the next few years will require a Prime Minister who has their eye firmly on the growing global challenges.
Tuesday, 06 July 2010
The Opposition attacks the Government’s new mining tax deal, saying it will be employers and not the Government that will be left holding the bill for increased super payments.
Monday, 28 June 2010
Julia Gillard might not be an expert on international affairs. But having Kevin Rudd as Foreign Minister would make relations with China and India more difficult.
Wednesday, 02 June 2010
When Kerry Stokes agreed to cancel 15 million Seven Group shares if WesTrac missed its 2011 profit forecast, he included all kinds of force majeure get-out clauses – but not one for 'government stupidity'.
Friday, 28 May 2010
The resolve of BHP and Rio Tinto to maintain their capital strike has been doubled by the attacks from the union-backed industry superannuation funds and Treasury. A compromise on the RSPT is urgently needed.
Sunday, 02 May 2010
The Government has ignored Ken Henry’s recommendation to reduce company tax to 25%.
Friday, 30 April 2010
Here’s what we’d like to see from Sunday’s release of the Henry Tax Review.
With just two days to go until the Government unveils its response to the Henry Tax Review, tax and business experts are announcing what they expect to see in the big reveal.
Tuesday, 13 April 2010
In just 12 months the Rudd Government has gone from worrying about the budget defecit to worrying about how to spend its excess cash.
Wednesday, 24 March 2010
Industry groups warn the Government should no longer delay its response to the Henry Tax Review, with tax experts calling for its release before the May Budget.
With almost every indicator saying Australia is entering a new golden age, the contrast with news from Europe and the US couldn't be more stark.
Monday, 08 March 2010
For Australian exporters, the digital revolution through broadband will ensure that the world will really become their oyster.
Thursday, 04 March 2010
Assistant Treasurer Nick Sherry has been saved once before from making a monumental policy mistake. Small contractors will be hoping that the Henry tax review prevents another looming blunder.
Friday, 12 February 2010
Governments, including Australia's, have grossly understated the scale of their fiscal problems. Even worse, as the wanton stimulus spending comes back to bite us, the Rudd government is still spending.
Friday, 05 February 2010
Glenn Stevens is to be congratulated for his Sun Tzu-like capacity to retain the element of surprise.
Wednesday, 27 January 2010
Australia is facing a flood of economic issues in 2010. If you thought everything was okay, think again.
Friday, 22 January 2010
Macquarie Infrastructure Group has reduced the value of its portfolio by 0.3% as the fund prepares for a vote on its restructure today.