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Negative gearing just means an investments ongoing deductible costs are greater than its income. In other words the investment is losing money.
Many types of property can be negatively geared. The most obvious example is a rental property. Let me use that as an example.
Say I borrow $1 million dollars to purchase a property in Sydney to rent out. I borrow the whole of that amount, as say an investment loan, to buy the property. It is an interest only loan.
Can art fuel a revolution?
Are poems art?
Are words enough?
The lived experience
The falling value of labour
The precipice of profit
Before we fall off
Or rather it falls away
A landslide of lives lost
At what cost?
Not in dollars
But in our lives
And then the dollars, our dollars
Food, kids, homes
Gone, all gone
Because?Profits are falling
Can we on the left chew gum and walk at the same time? When it comes to Julian Assange it appears for many the answer is no.
Jessica Whelan and her Islamophobia is not an aberration. She reflects the views of many Australians. She reflects the views of many Liberal Party voters. She represents a growing force in the Liberal Party itself.
I win no prizesNot even the packersI have some backersWho love live wordsThose words that catch the mindHalf formed, in front,Behind,
The display of everydayWritten in another languageNot babbling booksOr winter waterBut the past glanceThe calm that enhancesThe daily grind and finds
A secret mind, a placeOf peaceUnlike this worldOf war, coups, arms and racing to disasterMan made, and man madeAlways manOr women who have joined them
Labor has announced a few tax proposals. Let’s have a go at explaining the capital gains tax changes.
Until 1985, capital gains in Australia were not taxed. As any tax economist will tell you, capital gains are income. As any tax lawyer will tell, the judges say they aren’t.
I watched Morrison and Shorten in their first election debate. I might be lesser evil biased but I thought Shorten won.
Why? Because Shorten talked about policy, about policies, and about fixing problems that touch us all in our lives, like low wages, health care, dental care, even climate change.
ABC News: Adam Kennedy
It is now 17 days into the election campaign and the offerings today (Sunday) highlight the differences between the Coalition and the Labor Party.