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Malcolm Turnbull plans to raise the idea of states’ access to income tax at this week’s COAG meeting. Dean Lewins/AAP

Turnbull’s reform pitch – state access to income tax

Just when we thought the tax debate was winding down to minimalism, as least as far as the federal government was concerned, Malcolm Turnbull has decided to throw a curveball. The government is preparing…
Scott Morrison told a Melbourne business summit a path for lower personal and company tax could not all be done in one budget. Mal Fairclough/AAP

Morrison talks down personal income tax cuts

Treasurer Scott Morrison has moved to dampen expectations about the government's ability to provide early personal income tax cuts.
South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget fell short on cost-cutting details. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

South Africa’s 2016 budget: long on promise but short on detail

The budget showed some sense of urgency but still fell short on implementation plans. There should have been more, particularly details on cost-cutting initiatives.
Economic models are not likely to give Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull any magic answers on tax reform. Lukas Coch/AAP

Models only give part answer to real tax reform

The gains from modest tax reform are not likely to be a revolution in Australia.
“The problem is we have an over-reliance on personal income tax to support our revenue base. Our largest source of tax revenue is personal income tax.” AAP/Lukas Coch

Is Hockey right when he says we are over-reliant on personal income tax?

Treasurer Joe Hockey is right when he says Australia's taxation level is the second highest among OECD countries. But when it is compared to GDP, it's a different story.
Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh has said the GST is as inefficient but less equitable than income tax. AAP Image/Mick Tsikas

FactCheck: is the GST as efficient but less equitable than income tax?

The Shadow Assistant Treasurer, Andrew Leigh, has said the the Government's latest tax discussion paper says the GST is as inefficient as income tax, adding he thinks it's less equitable. Is that right?

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