Labor's plan to axe franking credit refunds has reignited debate over the income and wealth of older Australians.
NATSEM analysis of Treasury data shows most of the benefits of the 2024-25 cuts are implemented flow to high income earners.
Even though this year’s budget is pretty good politics and reasonable economics, on almost every front, it is a missed opportunity to be bold.
There's never been a better time for tax reform. But as governments have tried (and stumbled) over the years the burden has shifted to individual taxpayers and the latest budget looks no different.
The modelling shows that Coalition governments tend to be much more fiscally conservative in their tax and welfare policies than Labor governments.
According to a new study, there's a big gap between how much we think we spend on eating out and how much we're actually spending.
As states begin to plan budgets, the future of Obamacare is still undecided. A former Ohio state senator explains how budget directors are bracing for billions of dollars in shortfalls.
Modern monetary theory is gaining traction in a global economic environment that defies the efforts of policymakers to restore growth.
Next year GDP will grow at the second-slowest rate in 16 years, according to MYEFO. This has big implications for unemployment and the deficit.
Economist Ross Guest unpacks some of the key numbers in the government's mid year budget update, with seven charts.
While MYEFO discussion focuses on the budget deficit, experts say it also serves as a stark reminder of the need for bigger policy ideas in Canberra.
Kenya's university budgets are a closed book – and this lack of transparency is bad for institutions and the country as a whole.
Health was not the priority in South Africa's budget this year - more pressing issues took centre stage.
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich likes to tout his record as governor of Ohio. Is it a case of oversell?