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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 […]

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 […]

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