Australian Government Releases 2018-19 Final Budget Outcome

The Australian Government has released the Final Budget Outcome for the 2018-19 Financial Year, which shows an underlying cash deficit of just $690 million for… Read More ›

TTPI Working Paper: The Effects of State-Level Payroll Tax Cuts in Australia

Tax and Transfer Policy Institute Working Paper no. 8/2019 Do payroll tax cuts for Australian firms affect their use of capital and labor? Author: Omer… Read More ›

PhD Presentation: The Ghost of National Superannuation

Friends of TTPI are invited to attend the final PhD presentation by Crawford School candidate and former TTPI Fellow Emily Millane. Date and time: Tuesday 22… Read More ›

OECD New Report: What Drives People and Businesses to Pay Tax?

The willingness of individuals and businesses to voluntarily pay tax can be improved through better understanding of the complex interlinkages between enforcement, trust in government… Read More ›

Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre PhD Scholarship Opportunity in Taxation, Pensions and Welfare Policy Design for Australia

An exciting PhD scholarship opportunity at the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) is now open to support research on taxation, pensions and welfare policy design… Read More ›

Accepting Submissions: Australian Parliament Tax and Transfer Inquiries

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Double Taxation – Israel, close on 23 September 2019. Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing… Read More ›

Australia’s Welfare 2019 Report Released

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report Australia’s welfare 2019 was launched this week in Canberra by Senator Anne Ruston, the Minister for Families… Read More ›

Tax Gap: EU Countries Lost €137 Billion in VAT Revenues in 2017

EU countries lost €137 billion in Value-Added Tax (VAT) revenues in 2017 according to a study released by the European Commission last week. The EU… Read More ›

Working Paper: Describing the Top of the Income Distribution in Australia

ANU Centre for Social Research & Methods (CRSM) Working Paper No. 4/2019 Describing the top of the income distribution in Australia Author: Nicholas Biddle, Robert… Read More ›

ACOSS Urges Parliamentarians to Block Cashless Welfare Card Roll Out and Drug Testing Plan

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has called on the Parliament to resolutely block the Government’s ‘demeaning, expensive’ drug-testing plan, and any attempt by the… Read More ›