Freebairn: engaging States in tax reform

Press Release Last night Professor John Freebairn gave a passionate speech at the 123rd Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner, on the difficulty of meaningful tax reform. “The problem is we don’t have a Paul Keating or a Peter Costello who is willing to spend...

Higher GST ignores housing, inequity

Press Release The Abbott government must rebuild State relationships by assisting in the educative process of tax reform. “The outsourcing of deficit pressures by Treasurer Joe Hockey has accelerated the need for state revenue reforms” stated Prosper Australia...

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...