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Is Australia’s Tax and Welfare System Too Progressive?

Critics say that high earners are paying too much tax. What does the evidence say? At the centre of this year’s federal budget and Labor’s… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2018: Tax Caps and Tax Cuts: Good for Australia?

Budget 2018-19 delivers tax rate cuts into the future that will seem attractive to many. But these tax cuts will benefit high income earners much… Read More ›

Tackling Australia’s Public Debt Problem

Budgetary issues in Australia have dominated public policy discussion at the federal level since the 2008-10 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). Governments at both national and… Read More ›

Tax Revenue Trends in Asia and Latin America: A Comparative Analysis

Many developing countries face the twin challenges of lower revenues from traditional tax sources and growing fiscal demands. In response, they embarked on fiscal reforms,… Read More ›