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  • Tax and the meaningless law of averages
    Based on the way they talk about the proposed income tax cuts, the average Turnbull government MP struggles with the definition of average. To be fair, averages can be a bit confusing.For example, the...
  • Federal budget 2018: Good bracket creep v bad brac...
    Bracket creep is as maligned as it is misunderstood. Indeed, it can even be a good thing. But while most people probably know that bracket creep refers to people getting tipped into higher marginal tax...
  • Time to join the budding revolution in local power...
    Everyone is saying Tasmania is a becoming a clean energy powerhouse, so how do we make sure ordinary Tasmanians get a piece of the action?[This article was first published in the Hobart Mercury on 9 Feb 2018...
  • Budget 2018: 23.9 per cent is not the magic answer...
    The answer to the meaning of life is, as we know thanks to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, "42". What is less well known is that the answer to what Australia's tax policy should be is also a single,...

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