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Henry Review Excellence

Ken Henry and his team’s hard work looks to have paid off. Initial readings show the undeniable truth that land based taxes are the most efficient taxes. Look at the attached graph (via KPMG, not Henry) showing that The Resource Rent Tax, Municipal Rates and...

Henry Review puts Land Tax on the Agenda

photo credit: anarchosyn The Henry Tax Review’s highlighting of Land Tax as a policy direction is a welcome and encouraging development, says Prosper Australia. “This is THE tool to liberate the people of Australia from their current financial difficulties,” Prosper...

Henry Review Releasing Soon

photo credit: Erica_Marshall Stephen Long at the ABC has written two articles in 2 days on genuine tax reform, commenting on the rumour that the Henry Review will promote a broad based Land tax, including the family home. Let’s hope Ken Henry’s press...

Tax reform is hard and dreary work.

photo credit: Cayusa   Tax reform is hard for government: losers complain loud and long, while those who will benefit are suspicious and silent. We should be angry as hell about the tax system.  It scoops up the earnings of the poor but merely nips at what the wealthy...

Housing Investors on Strike

photo credit: marfis75 That’s essentially the message from the February Housing Finance figures. With the property market bubbling at extortionate levels, housing investors have decided to go to sleep at just the time they are most needed. In seasonal terms,...

Petition for Prosperity

photo credit: CarbonNYC Media Release “We have the means at hand to liberate the citizens of our great country from their current financial difficulties,” Prosper Australia’s Karl Fitzgerald said today. “The answer lies in reforming our tax system. A major petition to...

Triple the Supply Side Squeeze

photo credit: smokeshowing Consider these three points: Property developers have openly stated they are reducing the supply of property to the market in order to massage land banking profits: While some already owe more than their home is worth, the result of prices...