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The vast majority of South Australian small business owners oppose the State Government’s proposed tax on banks believing it will damage competitiveness, consumer confidence and the State’s economy, according to a new Galaxy* survey.
Ahead of the release of the new Code of Banking Practice, the banking industry has today announced changes to the way consumer credit insurance (CCI) is sold.
South Australians in key marginal seats remain opposed to the idea of the Government’s bank tax, with support for the tax weakening, a new Galaxy poll shows.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has welcomed the latest progress report from former auditor-general Mr Ian McPhee AO PSM which found the industry’s reform program is starting to gain traction and deliver tangible benefits to customers.
A new Galaxy poll of key South Australian marginal seats shows South Australians believe the proposed bank tax will hurt the state and want the tax blocked in the Parliament.
The Australian Bankers’ Association welcomes the decision by the South Australian Liberal Party to oppose the proposed State Bank Tax in the South Australian Parliament.
The Weatherill Government is wrong to claim that banks are under taxed, new data shows.
This report shows that the banking industry pays the most tax of any industry in Australia, with more than $14 billion in tax paid to governments in 2016.
The almost universal chorus of concern at the South Australian Government’s proposal for a major bank tax reinforces its fundamental flaws, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.
A new proposed tax on five Australian banks by the South Australian Government is an outrageous cash grab without policy substance, the Australian Bankers’ Association Chief Executive Anna Bligh said today.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today welcomed the Senate Economics Legislation Committee report on the major bank levy.
Opening statement by Anna Bligh, Chief Executive of the Australian Bankers’ Association at the inquiry into the major bank levy.