TTPI Policy Brief: Assessing the Quality of Government Justifications for Company Tax Receipts Forecasts and Deviations in Australian Budgets

Company tax receipts forecasts and deviations in Australian budgets from 2013-14 to 2017-18: Assessing the quality of government justifications TTPI Policy Brief 1/2019 Authors: Miranda… Read More ›

Podcast: TTPI Director Robert Breunig on Tax Policy in Australia

What can Australians expect from the major parties in terms of tax policy? Should they worry about Scott Morrison’s claims that Labor’s $387 billion ‘tax… Read More ›

Job Alert: Tax-Related Vacancies at OECD and Australian Treasury

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Adviser – Aggressive Tax Planning, Digital and Harmful Tax Practices Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (Job Number:… Read More ›

ANU CSRM 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 ›