Tax

What does a fair budget look like?

This essay by Jennifer Westacott was published in The Weekend Australian on May 6, 2017. It is part of the Priority for Prosperity series which explores core challenges for Australian society. Australians...

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Time to face up to Trump's tax plan

“There’s no doubt that a company tax reduction of this magnitude would profoundly change the arithmetic for global investors when they decide where to put their money,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said...

Statement on company tax negotiations

“We welcome this historic step towards rebooting Australia’s international competitiveness and prosperity,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott said following Finance Minister Mathias Cormann’s announcement in the Senate this afternoon....

Business leaders fight for Australian prosperity

More than 70 chief executives representing the nation’s biggest employers are meeting with government and opposition this week to discuss priorities for a more competitive economy and strategies to lift...

2017-18 budget submission: Better services, better value

In our Budget submission, we set out a responsible five-pronged strategy to promote stronger growth, better services and increased value from government spending, with the ultimate goal of achieving higher...