Raising income taxes for the super-rich can help ease the burden on government budgets and reduce inequality in society.
Without making housing supply the priority, the government's tax-based policies create more objectives than they can reasonably achieve.
Attempts to formalise charcoal production have been largely unsuccessful.
Once paid, tax becomes the property of the government. Pretending otherwise undermines the basic principles of the social contract.
For the UK to exit the EU on genuine Australian, no-deal or WTO terms, the British government would need to reject the WA/NIP. This now appears unlikely.
We find low taxes on the rich bring economies little benefit. This suggests there is a strong economic case for raising taxes on the rich to help repair public finances following the pandemic.
Leaving the EU presents a chance to adopt better regulation and more tax on tobacco.
Wriggling out of paying taxes may be legal, but is it right? Aristotle, Immanuel Kant – and others – have their say.
Congress tends to use the tax code to implement policy, which increases complexity and creates loopholes wealthy taxpayers like Trump can exploit.
They not only direct tax-free income to children, but also to children who are yet to be born.
From policy to performance, a panel of five political experts analyses the first televised leaders' debate of the 2020 New Zealand election campaign.
With their different but equally conservative income tax policies, both Labour and National ask voters to consider their own appetite for risk.
Both major parties refuse to grasp the nettle of New Zealand's narrow and inherently unfair tax base.
As the adult children of baby boomers start inheriting their parents' wealth, it's time we looked seriously at taxing this unearned income.
The food industry's tactics are designed to reduce the likelihood of the government adopting global recommendations to tackle obesity.
New Zealanders and struggling media companies are paying the price for an unwillingness to tax the tech giants' local profits.
Governments worldwide have put in place economic and tax relief measures to mitigate the impact on businesses and workers of drastic public health measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Myths that taxes on sugary drinks unfairly disadvantage the poor and will result in job losses don't hold up. Here's what the evidence says.
Which candies count as candy in the eyes of the tax law? The answer often depends on one ingredient.
Some Californians want to ban people from living in wildfire-prone areas. Behavioral economics offers a less heavy-handed approach to reducing the costs and risks.