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Lovers of Land Tax

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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 encourages better use of land. An annual tax bill […]

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Henry Review another mash up of compromises

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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 Corruption of Economics continues with Land, the most essential of all factors […]

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Land Tax Lobbyists active as State Budget approaches

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Todays Age article on Land Tax Cuts Wont Bring Savings alerts all those interested in defending the communities right to a share of the free lunch land prices reflect. The next few weeks will see the property lobby step up their claims to pay less and less of the one tax their army of accountants […]

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Brumby Delivers Free Lunch

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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 Melbourne’s 2030 boundary has made landowners, typically land bankers and the occasional farmer on the edge of the […]

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Sharon Council Mulls Land Value Tax

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Sharon council mulls land value tax after presentation by economics official (15/03/07). Joshua Vincent from the Center for Economic Studies, Philadelphia, provides the data on why switching away from Capital Improved Valuation to Site Valuation is of economic benefit to your community.

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