Evaluating the Tax Dispute Resolution System in the United States: A Dispute Systems Design Perspective

Previously on the blog, Melinda Jone evaluated Australia’s tax dispute resolution system  in the context of the Australian Taxation Office’s reinvention program. In this piece,… Read More ›

Budget Transparency: The Open Budget Survey 2017 – Part 2

This post was originally published as part of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute Policy Brief series. Read Part 1 here. Improving the budget process… Read More ›

Budget Transparency: The Open Budget Survey 2017 – Part 1

This post was originally published as part of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute Policy Brief series. Read Part 2 here. The Open Budget Survey… Read More ›

Australia’s Mature Age Worker Tax Offset: The Employment Effects and Fiscal Cost Consequences

We evaluate the employment effects of Australia’s Mature Age Worker Tax Offset (MAWTO) using administrative data from the taxation office.  Our study shows how large-scale… Read More ›

Seeking Sanity on GST Sanitary Tax Debate

The current debate about whether to remove the GST on tampons is a great example of how the big picture gets lost in a fight about narrow… Read More ›

Relax. The Divide Between the Taxed and the ‘Taxed-Nots’ Isn’t New and Doesn’t Buy Elections

It’s unsurprising that a large number of people pay no net tax. Might government benefits, and government employment, be a self sustaining machine – one… Read More ›

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