Budget 2020-21- The Balancing Act Budget

The 2021-22 Federal Budget is a balancing act between a better than anticipated deficit ($106 bn), an impending election, and the need to invest in the long term. Key initiatives include: Extension of temporary full expensing and loss-carry back providing immediate deductions for business investment in capital assets Introduction of a patent box offering tax concessions on income derived from medical and biotech patents Tax and investment incentives for the digital economy Extension of the low and middle income tax offset Child care subsidy increase for families with multiple children $17.7 billion over 5 years to reform aged care $2.3 billion on mental health infrastructure and programs New and extended home ownership programs for first home owners and single parents

This and much more in our 2021-22 Budget Guide

Published on 12 May 2021