Budget Forum 2016



Budget Forum 2016: The Connection Between Company Tax and Living Standards

Can we use company tax policy to enhance Australian living standards? The Treasurer thinks so, using the 2016-17 budget to announce a Ten Year Enterprise… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2016: FinTech Reforms to save Australia’s Digital Currency Industry?

 The 2016-2017 Budget referred to a suite of proposed changes designed to promote the financial technology or “FinTech” industry, particularly in the context of ‘technological… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2016: Does the Budget Address Women’s Economic Security In Retirement ?

On the Friday before the Budget the Senate Economics References Committee published its final report on Women’s Economic Security in Retirement, entitled “A Man is… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2016: The Economic Impact of the Company Tax Cut

The Budget proposal to cut the company tax cut rate from 30 to 25 per cent has entered the political debate.  For that debate to… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2016: Bracket Creep Response is Poorly Targeted

On budget night, we heard that there is going to be an adjustment to the third income tax threshold, so that the 37 per cent… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2016: The Growth Puzzle

Perhaps the most peculiar thing about the 2016-17 Budget was the assumption about economic growth. Many commentators seemed to think that the growth figures were quite… Read More ›

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