Gender Equality



Lessons from Australia’s Tampon Tax Repeal: A Path to Gender Equality for the United States to Follow

Thank you, Australia, for showing the rest of the world how it is done. With the state and territorial governments’ agreement to repeal the “tampon… 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 ›

Personal Income Tax Cuts and the New Child Care Subsidy: Do They Address High Effective Marginal Tax Rates on Women’s Work? – Part 2

This post was originally published as part of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute Policy Brief series. Read Part 1. EMTRs applying the CCS and PIT cut… Read More ›

Personal Income Tax Cuts and the New Child Care Subsidy: Do They Address High Effective Marginal Tax Rates on Women’s Work? – Part 1

This post was originally published as part of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute Policy Brief series. Read Part 2. Introduction In Australia’s tax and social welfare… Read More ›

Pay Disclosure: Information Is Power for Employers and Empowers Employees

“The Crown’s Claire Foy paid less than male co-star, producers admit”. 14 Mar. 2018, The Guardian.   Suzanne Mackie, producer of the Netflix Series: “Going forward,… Read More ›

Mothers Have Little to Show for Extra Days of Work Under New Tax Changes

The federal government’s new Child Care Subsidy (CCS) starts from July 2, 2018. The government has also announced personal income tax cuts. But these policies… Read More ›

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