TITLE

Get ready for assets change

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Genene
PUB. DATE
December 2016
SOURCE
Money (Australia Edition);Dec2016/Jan2017, Issue 196, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses proposed changes to the assets test used to calculate pensions in Australia. Topics include considering prepayment on a burial plot that are not counted as assets for test purposes, adjusting the amount of income in annuity, adjusting the level of payments, and frequency and investment and changes to be seen on the Australian Department of Human Services website.
ACCESSION #
119731570

 

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