Tax

3.6m households pay no net tax

Government to target working households receiving more in benefits than they pay in tax.

Two tax options, only one lifts GST

Scott Morrison’s tax white paper taskforce works on two major options, only one would hike GST.

Calls grow for home sales tax

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McKeon backs plan to tax profits on the sale of multi-million-dollar family homes: report.

Chiefs wish for tax reform

Australia's leading chief executives demand Canberra follow through on broad tax reform.

Govt to press on with tax reform

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Finance minister says plan could be taken to next election if states don't play ball.

ATO hunts for bitcoin stash

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Companies associated with the possible creator of digital currency Bitcoin are valued at $300m.

Treasurers to debate tax reform

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Morrison concedes meeting with state counterparts might not result in a deal on tax.

A crucial ingredient for tax reform

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The proposals for income tax and GST reform put forward by South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill have thrust federal-state financial relations into the spotlight.

GST, payroll tax on COAG agenda

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A proposal to raise the GST may be up for review when PM meets state premiers on Friday.

Company tax cut still on the table

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Morrison says cut to corporate tax rate is possible despite exclusion from innovation plan.

PM talks down corporate tax cut

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Turnbull offers no hint of an imminent cut to the 30% company tax rate.

How to design a fair GST increase

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Raising or broadening the GST is one of the least economically damaging ways to boost revenue collections, but its regressive impact has been a sticking point.

Turnbull urged to be brave on GST reform

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Grattan Institute doubts government has the courage, but hopes to be surprised.

OECD eyes Australia's light tax burden

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Report says tax system relies too much on personal and corporate taxes, urges shake-up.

Big business faces tax crackdown

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Turnbull govt strikes deal with Greens, eyes tax avoidance ploys of multinationals.

Business set to face tougher tax rules

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Turnbull govt set to impose tougher tax-avoidance rules after securing Greens support.

It’s time to reform tax: Walsh

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Rio Tinto chief says Australia’s tax system has fallen out of step with the rest of the world.

Why levying the GST on banking has been put in the too-hard basket

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Despite the complexities involved, levying a GST on banking services makes sense as it would increase revenue and remove a number of economic distortions.

Corporate tax cut would cost $27bn

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Australia Institute says lowering company tax to 25% would slash revenue by billions over decade.

Cutbacks eyed for super tax breaks

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Morrison mulls scale-back of tax breaks to help fund income tax cuts for workers.

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