Taxation is an important part of economic policy – not only in raising revenue for governments to spend, but also in influencing private saving, investment and spending decisions, and for affecting the distribution of income and wealth. Decisions as to what is (or isn’t taxed), and at what rate, are always controversial, and sometimes have unintended consequences.
A tax system that penalizes working & saving, and rewards borrowing & speculatingPublications, Taxation | 30th March 2011
Op-ed article published in the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers, 30th March 2011
Observations on the proposed temporary tax levy to pay for repairs and reconstruction after the 2011 Queensland floodsTaxation | 11th March 2011
Statement to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee hearing on a proposed income tax levy, 11th March 2011