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Land Tax Can’t be passed on to tenants

photo credit: Roger Lynn The Age today ramps up the property lobby’s annual war against contributing to society in Land tax hike to hit tenants Knight Frank managing director Paul Burns said landlords had been complaining about their 2009 land tax bills, and...

Lovers of Land Tax

photo credit: Shavar Former journalist Lisa Pryor sums up the frustrations of the many at the quarterly roll out of baby boomers complaining about Land Taxes on investment properties. She writes in her It’s Grim Down the South Coast for the Well Off : Land tax...

Henry Review another mash up of compromises

photo credit: Dunechaser It seems that another whitewash of economic theory is being subtly thrust upon us with the ongoing Henry Tax review. According to Henry, he has re-written economic theory. The 3 sources of taxation are now labour, capital and consumption. The...

Brumby Delivers Free Lunch

The front cover of today’s Herald Sun has a huge photo of Horse Stud owner Steve Spiteri (looking hard done by!) with a caption: ‘Thanks Premier: Steve Hits Paydirt’. Yesterday’s announcement to rezone all land residential within...