Income Tax



A Dual Income Tax System for Australian Small Business: Will It Achieve Greater Tax Neutrality?

In Australia, it appears that every newly elected government grapples with how best to tax small businesses. The small business sector is often seen as… 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Tax Havens: The Little Islands That Are Costing You Big Money

This is the text of the public lecture, ‘Tax lurks of the rich and famous: Why tax havens harm Australia, and how we can curtail… Read More ›

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