South Australia is reforming Land Tax laws so holders are assessed on their aggregate land holdings by looking through corporate structures some have created to minimise their liabilities. The SA reforms mirror and are based on existing laws in Victoria and NSW. This tidies up the 2008 Section 13A provisions recently retested in the SA […]
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Join Tim Helm and Prosper Australia as we release our latest report “Designing the stamp duty to land tax transition”. Date: Thursday 1st of August Time: 6-8pm Location: The Kelvin Club 14-30 Melbourne Place, Melbourne
Join Tim Helm and Prosper Australia as we release our latest report “Designing the stamp duty to land tax transition”. Many economists agree that a transition from stamp duty tax to land tax is a good move, yet the conventional wisdom says that it is ‘too politically difficult’. We are here to tell you that […]
Photograph: Lukas Coch A toast to the IPA and their dangerous idea I hope IPA executive director John Roskom took his team out for a celebratory single malt last night. With the passage of Morrison’s income tax cuts, the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) have shown once again that they are a radical force in […]
On what should be John Roskom’s worst nightmare - monopolists in government.
Renegade Economists Show 576 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the last Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes The Renegades Podcourse #3: Land is the central tenet of Georgist understanding, but yet our most valuable asset is ignored in economics, ignored in the policy setting – […]
Why land is our most valuable asset, crucial to determining both wealth distribution and societal efficiencies.
If land prices are to be stabilised, wages and inflation need to rise.
Right now land prices need to be stabilised, but wages and inflation need to accelerate so our debts don’t drag the economy into recession. Ideally land prices would stay constant, and wages would grow faster so the price of land in real terms (after inflation) falls. This is easier said than done… After the Federal […]
The Australian Fabians are running an interactive event on “Housing and Homelessness” that coincides with the time we normally run our own discussion night. So we thought we’d join in to help bring a Georgist perspective to the table and contribute to the conversation.