The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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Government’s Land Tax Bill introduced into State Parliament

Thursday, 17 October 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government has introduced into State Parliament its Land Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2019, to deliver a fairer, more equitable tax system in SA, drive increased business investment and save South Australians $70 million in land tax over three years. Treasurer Rob Lucas said the Bill confirmed the Government’s major policy intentions of reducing the overall amount of land tax collected and lowering the top tax rate from a national high 3.7% to 2.4% - the average of all mainland states – to drive positive economic and jobs growth, improve the state’s competitiveness and investment attraction. The Bill also confirms that self-managed super funds (SMSFs) will be unaffected by the changes to aggregation rules; that companies will not be subject to both grouping as related corporations as well as the trust surcharge; and that some companies ...Click here for full story

Busting the tall tales, fiction and falsehoods around land tax

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

The State Government has moved to correct some of the confusion, myths and falsehoods being perpetuated by its opponents about its revised land tax reforms, with many South Australians being wrongly led to believe they are going to pay more tax as a result. The Government’s Land Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2019 will be introduced to Parliament tomorrow. Treasurer Rob Lucas said the public consultation phase had revealed the same six myths had been perpetuated time and time again which was creating unnecessary angst and uncertainty in the community. “It’s become abundantly clear that many South Australians are being terribly misinformed when it comes to our positive land tax reforms and it’s time to bust some of those myths,” said Mr Lucas. “The Property Council and its supporters have been perpetuating many of these mistruths and fuelling this uncertainty for a while now. For example, as pa...Click here for full story

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