Scrap the Cap backing hits 1.5 million

More than 30 peak professional groups representing engineers, veterinarians, accountants, architects, pharmacists, lawyers and others last week demanded the federal government scrap the proposed $2000 cap to be introduced from 1 July next year.

The campaign, which began as an initiative by health professionals, has since been rebranded as the Scrap the Cap Alliance to reflect the diversity of industries set to be negatively impacted by the tax reform.

The alliance, being chaired by