Why Australians should pay more tax. According to Miriam Lyons, Adam Stebbing, Adrian March and Shaun Wilson, Australians say they want improved services and greater equality of opportunity, all of which come at a cost that we should be prepared… more
Could higher taxes be the answer to a tight budget? … Joel Rosenzveig hosts Ben Spies-Butcher, CPD fellow and lecturer in Sociology at Macquarie University, on 2ser’s The Daily to discuss taxation. Ben suggests that debate has led to the belief… more
6. Henry (remember him?) and tax… Published in partnership with Crikey, the PromiseWatch 2013 series captures snapshots of the major parties’ platforms in major policy areas. There is perhaps no bigger core ideological issue for Australia’s political parties than taxation. If the… more
Experts line up to challenge tax discontent CPD Fellows have won us exposure in international publication, The Economist. No less than three articles about Australian tax policy in the respected magazine last week benefited from the expertise of John Quiggin (pictured)… more
Mark Lyons raises concerns about the Henry Review’s capacity to deal with nonprofits while Cheryl Kernot points the way forward – tax concessions for social investment.
If all this talk of taxation is, well, taxing, Daniel Frank takes us back to basics on the possible changes to Australia’s tax system.
The easiest part of Dr Ken Henry’s job will be designing a better tax system for Australia. Selling it to the Australia people will be the bigger challenge writes Michael Richardson
Much ink has been spilled in a longstanding debate about the willingness of citizens to forego tax cuts for investment in services. What’s missing, argues Mark Bahnisch, is genuine political leadership to achieve the necessary mix of taxation and public… more