Tax Reform

A Dual Income Tax System for Australian Small Business: What Do the Experts Think?

Small businesses are a critical part of the Australian economy, and over the years, a number of tax reforms have been implemented to try to… Read More ›

Australia’s Tumultuous Road Towards Taxation of Bitcoin and Other Crypto-currencies

In 2013, the price of Bitcoin, the most popular and valuable of all the crypto – or digital – currencies, exceeded the psychological barrier of… Read More ›

Tax, Debt and Trouble Topples Najib in Malaysia: Why did GST Reform in Malaysia Fail?

The scandals that engulfed Najib Razak in Malaysia reminded voters that they were paying a heavy price for bad government, Teck Chi Wong writes. Malaysia’s… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2018: Risks Greater Than I Can Recall in My Working Life

Budgets are about choices. With an unexpected surge in revenue, the government’s main options were to apply it to deficit repair, to spend it, or… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2018: Cuts to Personal Income Tax – A Mixed Bag

Australia’s tax system is facing a crisis. The tax system is not well-positioned to deliver well-being for our future. The system is antiquated, unsustainable, overly… Read More ›

Should We Tax Robots?

In a 2017 interview, Microsoft founder Bill Gates recommended taxing robots to slow the pace of automation. Funds raised could be used to retrain and financially support… Read More ›