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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...

Expensive land is changing the shape of Australia.

  photo credit: Zach K   The Melbourne versus Sydney rivalry has been reignited – Melbourne’s population is growing faster and is projected to overtake Sydney by 2037, a new report predicts. Going Nowhere, a report by BIS Shrapnel for a property developer lobby...

The Tide Turns. The Media Awakes.

photo credit: midlander1231   For too long, the media eagerly reported the property spruikers’ claim ‘prices only go higher’. This ‘truth’ turned homeowners into speculators and led a whole generation of first home buyers to commit to enormous mortgages they will only...

Housing Media Wars

photo credit: chrisjohnbeckett With the housing bubble accelerating each day, sometimes you wonder if it is ever going to pop. Tim Colebatch has written a number of key articles of recent, including this one on negative gearing pointing out that investors now account...

Kansas City sees the light!

photo credit: CoolValley A major tax battle is underway in Kansas City, Missouri. A petition to eliminate the city’s earnings tax worth $200 million a year has opened minds to the introduction of Land Tax. Read The Kansas City Star’s excellent...

Liberal Party’s report favours guess what?

photo credit: Hyaground Peter Martin, the journalist with the biggest sieve (catching all those Henry Tax report leaks), wrote recently on the LP’s highly secretive Ergas report: The report proposes an annual land tax that would extend to the family home and...

Waste Land

Watch this short video from our colleagues in Philadelphia to see how the tax system places community activity in the waste bin via the waste-land mentality.

Henry Review Rumours re Land Tax

photo credit: mugley The plot thickens with Glenn Milne reporting THE Federal Government’s biggest tax inquiry in more than two decades is set to propose a national land tax, a new resource tax and a congestion tax for clogged cities. The Henry Review, by...