- South Africa : SOUTH AFRICA not to nationalize provident funds. // TendersInfo News;8/16/2014, p1
The article reports on the announcement by the South African Department of Basic Education that the government has no plans of nationalizing people's pension (or provident) funds, or stop them from accessing their funds.
- THE BIG FIX. Little, Bruce // Canadian Investment Review;Spring2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p14
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- Mixing Bismarck and child pension systems: an optimum taxation approach. Fenge, Robert; VonWeizs�cker, Jakob // Journal of Population Economics;Mar2010, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p805
Pensions with a strong taxï¿½benefit link (Bismarck pensions) minimise the labourï¿½leisure distortion of the public pension system. By contrast, pensions with a strong link of benefits to the number of children (child pensions) minimise the fertility distortion. When both types of...
- Q & A . . . Tribeca's ATAIA ELHAGE answers your questions in-depth. Elhage, Ataia // Money Management;4/21/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p34
Presents a question and answer advisory regarding the eligibility for a pension/annuity tax offset. Terms and conditions for eligibility; Implications when a reversionary pension is rolled over after the death benefit period; Assessment of allocated pension with a new provider.
- Gov't moves to clarify TFN rules. // Super Review;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p4
The article reports that the Federal Government has moved to address the lingering tax file number (TFN) issue confronting its new simple super regime by having the Australian Taxation Office write to all 1.85 million people whose super fund or retirement savings account does not have their TFN....
- Gov't leads narrowly on policy. // Super Review;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p24
The article reports that the Federal Government may have used its 2006 Budget to introduce some of the biggest-ever changes to superannuation in Australia. The Industry participants appear strongly divided on which of the major political parties have the best superannuation policies. Information...
- Setting the pension system on the right track. // OECD Economic Surveys: Ireland;Apr2008, Vol. 2008 Issue 5, p79
Ireland currently has a relatively young population but faces similar, if more distant, long-term pressures from population ageing as other countries. The pension system is founded on a basic state pension but relies heavily on private saving to provide adequate replacement incomes in...
- Annex II Main conclusions of the Brambilla pension commission. // OECD Economic Surveys: Italy;Jan2002, p160
Discusses the findings of the Brambilla Commission which was established by the Italian government to assess the financial effects of the 1995 pension reform over the period, 1996 to 2000. Impact on the public finance balance; Costs of implementing the reform; Problems in the transition.
- Tax relief reform and the political obsession with headline numbers. McMillan, Paul // Money Marketing (Online Edition);10/16/2013, p4
The article presents comments by the author on tax relief reform and the political obsession with headline numbers. The author says that the Government need to be exploring more ways to encourage an aspirational savings culture not mulling a new tax on investment performance. The author says...