Australian Federal Budget 2017 - 2018

Scott Morrison released the Federal Government’s 2017-18 Budget forecasting a deficit at $29.4bn for 2017-18, down from $37.6bn in 2016-17.

We know you’re busy so we’ve provided an infographic of key facts and figures below from the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. More detailed information can be found in Thomson Reuters Special Issue – 2017 Federal Budget Report here 

If you want to know what the Federal Budget proposals mean for your business, the Australian Chamber has produced the Budget in Depth document which can be found here, and the full budget papers are available at 

Should you require further information about how these budget proposals may affect you or your business, please do not hesitate to contact our office on 02 69384600.

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