As promised, there were no new changes for superannuation. However, a number of measures affecting pensions were announced including: rebalancing asset test thresholds and ‘taper rates’; improving the integrity of social security income tests arrangements; a decision not to proceed with elements of the previously announced measure to maintain eligibility thresholds for Government payments; and a decision not to proceed with pension indexation to CPI.
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Despite the lead-up mutterings that the budget was going to be “dull and boring”, there were nevertheless a few surprises contained in the pages of the budget papers.