“Unemployment, underemployment, a shrinking middle class, stagnant middle incomes and levels of inequality, not seen since 1929, have left a sizable slice of Americans utterly contemptuous of America’s wealthy governing elites. It is not just American “battlers” who recognise the economic factors behind the deep political divisions and bitter debate in the U.S. presidential election” Read more.
(Nov 12, 2015) The Federal government is considering an increase to the goods and services tax (GST) from 10% to 15% and possibly extending the GST to include health, education, real estate, fresh food and financial services. These areas are currently exempt from the tax. Continue reading