national superannuation


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national superannuation

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) NZ a means-related pension paid to elderly people
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By doing this the Fund adds to Crown wealth, improves the ability of future Governments to pay for National Superannuation, and ultimately reduces the tax burden on future New Zealanders of the cost of superannuation.
None of the panellists supported raising the age of entitlement for national superannuation.
Contract Awarded for National Superannuation Conference
The chances are that the average Australian investor is also horribly exposed to local stocks through the seemingly unshakably good national superannuation pension scheme.
In 1973, the Labor Government under Prime Minister Gough Whitlam set up a Committee of Inquiry into the possibility of a national superannuation scheme as a 'free-of-means-test' retirement benefit scheme (Kewley 1973: 434; Borowski & Olsberg 2007: 193).
National Superannuation Committee of Enquiry (1976) A National Superannuation Scheme for Australia: Final Report of the National Superannuation Committee of Enquiry, Australian Government, Canberra.
The Federal Government's plan to introduce legislation later this year to lift national superannuation to 12% and cut taxes on super contributions will be two important steps towards giving women greater financial security in retirement.
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