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One-year delay likely for negative gearing changes

Dec 06, 2018 - Australian Financial Review

The timing of the next federal election means investors could have a year longer than anticipated before Labor's proposed cuts to negative gearing and capital gains tax breaks can start.

With the election locked in for either May 11 or May 18 next year, due to the government's decision to hand down a federal budget on April 2, Labor, if it won government, would face a stiff task to legislate the changes before the start of the financial year.

Party sources would not confirm plans eit...