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Labor can’t be trusted on taxes

by Ted Sorensen
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LNP Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander said promises from Deputy Premier Jackie Trad today that Labor had “no plans” to introduce new taxes in the 2018-19 State Budget would be viewed with derision by Queenslanders. “Why can’t the Deputy Premier just guarantee Queenslanders they won’t be hit with any new or increased taxes instead of using weasel words like no plans,” Mr. Mander said. “It’s clear Labor can’t be trusted on this issue. “Anastacia Palaszczuk promised no new or increased taxes in the last term of government and then broke that promise not once, but twice.* “Former Treasurer Curtis Pitt, who […]

Labor can’t be trusted on taxes

by Ted Sorensen
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LNP Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander said promises from Deputy Premier Jackie Trad today that Labor had “no plans” to introduce new taxes in the 2018-19 State Budget would be viewed with derision by Queenslanders. “Why can’t the Deputy Premier just guarantee Queenslanders they won’t be hit with any new or increased taxes instead of using weasel words like no plans,” Mr. Mander said. “It’s clear Labor can’t be trusted on this issue. “Anastacia Palaszczuk promised no new or increased taxes in the last term of government and then broke that promise not once, but twice.* “Former Treasurer Curtis Pitt, who […]

Labor’s taxes smash confidence in Queensland – new survey shows

by Ted Sorensen
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A new survey has revealed confidence in Queensland’s property industry is the worst in the country, with Labor’s two new taxes directly to blame. The ANZ Property Council Survey, released today, shows confidence in Queensland is down and the Palaszczuk Labor Government is seen as the worst performing government in Australia. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said this was proof Labor’s new taxes would kill investment and cost construction jobs. “It’s no accident Queensland’s slide to the bottom of the rankings coincides with the announcement of Labor’s two new property taxes,” she said. “Businesses are now predicting fewer staff, less activity […]