Karl Fitzgerald

Fairfax Spin on Land Tax


Spin: The venerable D&J Evans Hardware store was unable to pay its $120,000 land tax bill. So it would be forced to close and 32 employees would lose their jobs [Russell Skelton, “Soaring Land Tax Costs Jobs, Investment”, Sunday Age, Nov.21, 2004]. Reality: The big news was buried in a subordinate clause further down the […]

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