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COAG needs state sovereignty, not handout politics

April 14, 2015 - 16:35 -- Admin

Press Release: Debate over GST split ignores bigger issue “The States should not be threatening to re-impose regressive taxes of the past, but be working with the Federal government to overcome the mis-information prevalent in a property obsessed economy,” stated Prosper Australia Project Director Karl Fitzgerald. “Treasurer Hockey is concerned at the tax avoidance of […]

In favour of Land Tax

April 13, 2015 - 10:54 -- Admin

Letters to the Editor Bryan Kavanagh Glen Waverley 13.04.2015 The expected backlash to “A tax on land would be fair, efficient and unpopular” (Comment, 8/4) has arrived (Letters, 9 and 10/4). The wealthy will cry crocodile tears for asset-rich, income-poor people. Jessica Irvine did not say we should kick oldies out of their homes but […]

In favour of Land Tax

April 13, 2015 - 10:54 -- Admin

Letters to the Editor Bryan Kavanagh Glen Waverley 13.04.2015 The expected backlash to “A tax on land would be fair, efficient and unpopular” (Comment, 8/4) has arrived (Letters, 9 and 10/4). The wealthy will cry crocodile tears for asset-rich, income-poor people. Jessica Irvine did not say we should kick oldies out of their homes but […]

Deciphering Change

April 10, 2015 - 16:24 -- Admin

With Land Value Tax recently in the press here, here, here, here, here and here, we hope these four interviews with leading international Georgists help build the public knowledgebase. Share them as you may. Listeners from as far afield as Ecuador to Hobart are enjoying the new Mixcloud service, where a weekly email will be sent […]

The Move

April 10, 2015 - 11:39 -- Admin

We are now settled into our new office space – LSX, 285 Lennox St, Richmond. It’s just a few minutes walk from Richmond Station. Check the map below and more details on our contact page. As a co-working space, it’s a world of innovation and collaboration. We have a social media expert with 17,000 followers […]

Economic rents subsidise taxes on capital

April 8, 2015 - 15:02 -- Admin

Following the recent Treasury submission to the Federal government’s Tax White Paper, which highlighted the positive marginal excess burden of Land Tax, is a more detailed analytical paper from Treasury using extensive modelling to report on the incidence and efficiency of major taxes in Australia. The report states: Our estimates of the additional welfare cost […]

Economic rents subsidise taxes on capital

April 8, 2015 - 15:02 -- Admin

Following the recent Treasury submission to the Federal government’s Tax White Paper, which highlighted the positive marginal excess burden of Land Tax, is a more detailed analytical paper from Treasury using extensive modelling to report on the incidence and efficiency of major taxes in Australia. The report states: Our estimates of the additional welfare cost […]

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