Minerals Resource Rent Tax ‘comes at a price’

Australia's Minerals Resource Rent Tax compromise is positive news for big miners but it comes at a price for the wider business community.

RSPT backdown forces Company Tax cuts to halve

With BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Xstrata forcing Julia Gillard to bend to their RSPT demands, the Government will halve proposed Company Tax for business.

Gillard backflip on RSPT gets support from unions and miners

BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Xstrata as well as the Australian Workers Union (AWU) are pleased with plans to replace the Resource Super Profits Tax with a Mineral Resource Rent Tax (MRRT).

Resource Super Profits Tax now ‘Minerals Resource Rent Tax’

The Resource Super Profits Tax will now be known as the Minerals Resource Rent Tax, in a compromise between Julia Gillard's, Federal Government and the miners.

Gillard close to compromise with miners

Prime Minister Julia Gillard is reportedly closer to reaching a compromise with the mining industry, with the oil and gas industry receiving its own classification in the RSPT.

Hockey blames AU$ collapse on Resource Super Profits Tax

Joe Hockey insists that Labor's Resource Super Profits Tax has caused the AU$ to collapse despite Kevin Rudd instead blaming the Liberal Party's negative talk for the fall.

Keneally defends NSW mining jobs threatened by RSPT

Kristina Keneally will defend jobs in regional NSW threatened by the Kevin Rudd's proposed Resource Super Profits Tax (RSPT) the Premier claimed yesterday.


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