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Stamp Duty to Land Tax – The Transition in Brief

Stamp Duty to Land Tax – The Transition in Brief

Prosper has released our latest report, Stamp Duty to Land Tax: Designing the Transition by economist Dr. Tim Helm. The report challenges the prevailing orthodoxy that the highly sought-after stamp duty to land tax reform is too “politically difficult” to achieve. ...
Stamp Duty to Land Tax: Designing the Transition

Stamp Duty to Land Tax: Designing the Transition

Stamp Duty to Land Tax: Designing the Transition by economist Dr. Tim Helm, released by Prosper Australia challenges the prevailing orthodoxy that the highly sought-after stamp duty to land tax reform is too “politically difficult” to achieve.    Read the full...
August Monthly Discussion: Help us launch our stamp duty to land tax transition plan

Stamp Duty to Land Tax

Stamp Duty to Land Tax   Why replace stamp duty with land tax? Stamp duty is an unfair tax. People who have to move because they can’t afford their mortgage anymore or because they are going through a divorce, are taxed heavily during what is likely to be a difficult...

Oz lottery: Win $85 billion in Stamp Duty reform

Peter Martin, Australia’s clearest economic writer, has turned his icy gaze to Stamp Duty. This vile tax causes real harm to all of us and begs to be struck from the statute books. Yes, it is a state tax. Yes, the feds can push reform along and add $85.5 billion to...

Stamp Duty slugs families $91 a month

The Housing Industry Association today released their estimate that conveyancing Stamp Duty costs Australian households $91 a month. “By eroding deposits and making homebuyers borrow more, stamp duty is estimated to add $91 per month to household mortgage repayments...