ANU CRSM Research Note: Modelling of the 2019 Coalition and Labor Personal Income Tax Policies

Modelling of the 2019 Liberal-National Coalition and Australian Labor Party Personal Income Tax Policies Author: Associate Professor Ben Phillips, Professor Matthew Gray, Richard Webster, Cukkoo… Read More ›

Not the Time for ‘Tax Cut Auction’: ACOSS Releases Policy Proposals for 2019 Election

This week, the Australian Council for Social Services (ACOSS) launched their policy proposals for the federal election. CEO Cassandra Goldie outlined the need to create… Read More ›

OECD Taxing Wages 2019 finds Decline in Average Labour Taxes

Taxing Wages is an annual publication by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), providing details of taxes paid on wages in OECD countries.… Read More ›

Through ‘Tax Inspectors Without Borders’ Australia Can Help Tackle Multinational Tax Avoidance: Andrew Leigh

On Friday 12 April, Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh announced that Australia will become a donor and partner of the Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) program… Read More ›

PBO Report Projects Budgetary Impacts of Australian Baby Boomers’ Retirement

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has released a new research report, Australia’s ageing population – Understanding the fiscal impacts over the next decade, which contains… Read More ›

New EconPol Working Paper Sets Optimal Government Spending at 35% of GDP

How “big” should government be?, by António Afonso & Ludger Schuknecht. EconPol Working Papers 23, March 2019. A new working paper from the European Network… Read More ›

Karen Payne Appointed as Australian Inspector-General of Taxation for Five-Year Term

On 8 April 2019, the Australian Government announced Ms Karen Payne as the full-time Inspector-General of Taxation (IGT), for a five-year period from 6 May… Read More ›

OECD Working Paper: Do Countries’ Tax Systems Treat Different Employment Forms Differently?

Taxation and the future of work: How tax systems influence choice of employment form, by Anna Milanez & Barbara Bratta. OECD Taxation Working Papers No.… Read More ›

Tax Fairness Forum with Andrew Leigh at ANU

Tax Pirates and Tax Fairness Speaker: Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Member for Fenner, Australian Capital Territory Date & time: 10am to 11am, Friday 12… Read More ›

Australian Government Releases IGTO Report into the Future of the Tax Profession

The Acting Inspector-General of Taxation and Taxation Ombudsman (IGTO), Mr Andrew McLoughlin, has welcomed the Government release of the IGTO report into The Future of… Read More ›