Federal Budget 2016-17

Analysis

Federal Budget 2016-17

The numbers game

Australia's Federal Budget 2016-17 is here. Download the report, watch the video overview and explore additional insights. Connect with us on Twitter (@FederalBudget) for the latest updates and analysis.

Deloitte Federal Budget 2016-17 analysis

The 2016-17 Federal Budget has now been handed down and from a business tax perspective there were two main areas of focus – to promote jobs and growth and to address specific problems in the tax system.

For more information on this year’s Budget measures, we invite you to download the Deloitte Federal Budget 2016-17 analysis.

Our team will be analysing the details of the Budget papers and will release a series of Tax Insights into what the big changes mean for business. Please ensure you visit this Federal Budget page over the coming days to download these Insights.

Federal Budget Webinar - 4 May

Deloitte Federal Budget 2016-17: The numbers game

At 9:00am on 4 May 2016, Vik Khanna (Partner, Deloitte Tax), David Watkins (Partner, Deloitte Tax) and Doug Ross (Director, Deloitte Access Economics) provided insight into the important elements of the 2016-17 Federal Budget.

Watch the webinar to learn more.

Deloitte Federal Budget 2016-17 analysis translations

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Federal Budget 2016 - 2017 Insights

    2016 Federal Budget speech & Opposition reply word clouds

    An analysis of the Treasurer’s speech on 3 May shows that jobs, growth and economic plans were firmly at the top of the Government’s agenda, whereas analysis of Labor's response shows working and middle class families is their focus.

    Perspectives from Deloitte's D.blog

    Superannuation and the Federal Budget - unravelling the changes 

    By John Randall, 13 May 2016 - The changes proposed for superannuation on Budget night 2016 have been described by many as fair and reasonable as a whole and in the long-term interest. 
    Explore the complete D.com blog post here.

     

    Why the 2013 PEFO was a misleading Pixies, Elves & Fairies Outlook

    By Chris Richardson, 27 April 2016 - When it comes to the ecoonomy, perhaps the upcoming Pre-Election Fiscal Outlook (PEFO) will set us straight? Or perhaps not. After all, the 2013 PEFO was an epic fail.
    Explore the complete D.com blog post here.

     

    2016-17 Federal Budget: what can we expect?

    By David Watkins and Peta McFarlane, 22 April, 2016 - The Government is relying on the Federal Budget to provide a launching pad for the election campaign; to re-frame public focus on economic leadership.
    Explore the complete D.com blog post here.

     

    Will superannuation be a key focus in the 2016/17 Federal Budget?

    By John Randall, 11 April, 2016 –  There is significant speculation that the Federal Government will be looking at superannuation in the upcoming Budget. What does this mean for you?
    Explore the complete D.com blog post here.

     

    What just happened in Canberra?

    By David Watkins, 27 March, 2016 - The Governor General recently exercised his power to 'prorogue' Parliament on Friday 15 April 2016. Find out what this mean for Parliament bills.
    Explore the complete D.blog post here.

     

    The R&D tax incentive - what should the future hold?

    By Jason Dunnachie, 10 December, 2015 – When it comes to the Research & Development tax incentive, is it now taking centre stage? From innovation to commercialisation, R&D in both small and large businesses contributes to productivity growth and the overall economy.
    Explore the complete D.blog post here.

     

    Reconsidering place: for productivity and for prosperity

    By Ian Harper, 20 October, 2015 – With a reinvigorated government and a strong commitment to cities, the built environment and public transport infrastructure, how can we set ourselves up for a strong future?
    Explore the complete D.blog post here.

    Related media releases

    4 May 2016: Superannuation budget changes 'reasonable but could have been more flexible': Deloitte

    The Government's clear objective for superannuation is to provide income in retirement to substitute or supplement pension is absolutely correct. What does this mean for you?

    2 May 2016: Insights in the lead up to, during and post the Federal Budget 2016-17

    What's next for the economy? Tune in for insights and analysis, as we examine the practical Budget issues for the coming financial year.

    26 April 2016: Budget Monitor: Shock and ore?

    The 2016 Pre-Election Fiscal Outlook needs to tell it like it really is ahead of the upcoming election. Deloitte Access Economics' Budget Monitor sets the agenda as we lead up to next week's Federal Budget.

    18 April 2016: Oz-proud performance amid key challenges

    With a local and global lens, what's next from a Business Outlook perspective?

    18 January 2016: Australia’s economy is OK - but our Federal Budget isn’t

    From a look at global growth to the Australian economy, interest rates to inflation – the Deloitte Business Outlook December 2015 highlights the latest insights, updates and analysis.

    7 December 2015: Response to Federal Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda

    Ready to be a part of the innovation ecosystem? The Federal Government today announced details of its new National Innovation and Science Agenda, outlining its plans to foster and incentivise innovation in Australia.

    7 December 2015: Turnbull turns up the dial on innovation for Australia - Deloitte

    What does the Prime Minister’s innovation statement mean for the economy? Across the spectrum of universities, start-ups, investors, skills and talent – having a complete suite of measures will provide a strong platform from which Australian companies can compete in the global market.

    26 October 2015: Deloitte busts key myths

    Australia’s tax reform debate is in desperate need of a circuit breaker. How can we return simplicity, fairness and sustainability for taxing superannuation and capital gains?

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