11 August 2016
This report looks at the contribution of the Australian banking industry to government revenue through taxes and other levies, and compares this with the tax rates paid by banks in other countries and with the tax paid by other industries in Australia.
“This is about engaging with the entire banking ecosystem in order to ensure the accessibility of the sector’s services are best serving our diverse community now, and into the future.”
“What is underpinning this bank failure is a number of things, but not least of all, it’s a very niche bank with high exposure to one part of the economy. And that’s the part of the economy that’s been quite volatile and troubled”
The Treasurer has indicated that the federal government is closely monitoring the situation.