Category: Taxation

GST to 15%?

There is considerable media speculation that the Federal government is considering raising the GST rate to 15% and possibly broadening its base in return for personal tax cuts for low- and middle-income earners. An example of this speculation can be found here. It is claimed that this scenario is one of the options under consideration […]

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Need for tax reform

A new report by Deloitte Access Economic, cited in today’s Advertiser (“A better mix for tax system”,
p.51), echoes the case for tax reform that Christopher Findlay and I made in our recent article in The
Australian (available at: Cut costly stamp duties, company taxes with an efficient land levy). In
that article, we proposed reforms that […]

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