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‘Alarming’ $591 million taxes possible for childcare centres under Labor

Labor’s plan to give childcare staff taxpayer-funded pay rises could cost centres $591 million in additional payroll taxes.

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has promised up to 100,000 early childcare workers a pay rise of 20 per cent.

But a Nine News investigation shows it could harm businesses.

Australian Childcare Alliance Vice-President Nesha Hutchinson tells Ross Greenwood she hopes Labor will address these issues in their plan.

“It’s quite alarming… it’s something that would need to be discussed.”

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