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Treasury unearths a beautiful tax

March 30, 2015 - 14:50 -- Admin

Treasury today released its submission to the federal Tax White Paper. It has found a tax that actually confers a benefit on Australian citizens. That is, using it actually leaves us better off. It isn’t a new tax. It is land tax. Unbiased economists have always known a broad based nil exemption land tax has […]

Treasury unearths a beautiful tax

March 30, 2015 - 14:50 -- Admin

Treasury today released its submission to the federal Tax White Paper. It has found a tax that actually confers a benefit on Australian citizens. That is, using it actually leaves us better off. It isn’t a new tax. It is land tax. Unbiased economists have always known a broad based nil exemption land tax has […]

Carnegie’s endowment

March 25, 2015 - 11:52 -- Admin

Prominent Australian investor Mark Carnegie has called for tax reform to end the policy and financial straight jacket we find ourselves in – pointing to land tax, a resources tax and a lift in the GST to 15 per cent. He labelled the Abbott Government’s upcoming White Paper on tax a waste of time, arguing […]

Land Takes All the Gains

March 20, 2015 - 15:04 -- Admin

Phil Anderson, author of The Secret Life of Real Estate & Banking, delivered a captivating presentation at Tuesday’s packed Boom or Bust – Where are we in the Cycle? event. About half of the recording was included in this week’s Renegade Economists podcast. Topics covered include negative bond yields, difficulties of attaining credit in the […]

Land tax is simple and equitable

March 18, 2015 - 14:04 -- Admin

by Alex Sachez Australians love their property. Whether it be their own place of residence or whether it be their nest egg investment place, Australians love to buy and accumulate property. You don’t have to look too far to see how the property obsession leaches into our culture. No dinner party anywhere can take place […]

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