New Figures Put It Beyond Doubt. When It Comes to Company Tax, We Are a High-Tax Country, in Part Because It Works Well for Us

In international tax circles, as in other areas, we often talk about American exceptionalism. But these days, it is becoming increasingly clear that Australia is… Read More ›

Australia, as Designed in the 1890s, Is Past Its Use-By Date

On Friday morning last week I put on the TV in Queensland to catch the final stages of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race on commercial television,… Read More ›

Happy Holidays from Austaxpolicy

2018 has been an exciting year of continued growth for Austaxpolicy. We published 96 articles and briefs by 117 experts across academia, government, and international… Read More ›

The Calculus of Consent: Why Do We Vote?

A number of countries are heading to elections in 2019, including Australia, Indonesia and Philippines. In India, the national Lok Sabha (the lower house of… Read More ›

Trust and Power-Based Regulatory Strategies as Pathways Towards Corporate Tax Compliance

Large organisations are important for a country’s state budget. A considerable proportion of these organisations pay corporate income tax, but they also act as withholding… Read More ›

Is Australia’s GST Achieving Its Revenue Capacity?

The revenue performance of any tax, including broad-based consumption taxes such as the Goods and Services Tax (GST), is limited by the environment within which… Read More ›

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