School of Taxation and Business Law

UNSW Tax Clinic

The UNSW Tax Clinic offers unrepresented small businesses and individuals free tax advice and advocacy.

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Changes announced to superannuation insurance are just the start of what's needed, says UNSW Senior Lecturer Gordon Mackenzie.

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Why does the Financial System Inquiry report focus so much on the property boom rather than setting up ideas on how to get more competition in the sector, asks Michael Peters.

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The government's new Franchising Code of Conduct leaves many of the fundamental problems affecting franchisees unfixed, and is a lost opportunity for reform, writes Jenny Buchan.

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Abolishing the sacred cow of negative gearing is considered by governments of all persuasions to be electorally unpalatable. But that doesn't mean changes aren't afoot, writes Dale Boccabella.

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Current tax policies are affecting housing demand, resulting in increased prices as investors and cashed up owner occupiers engage in a bidding war, writes Helen Hodgson. 

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Treasury’s superannuation paper contains few surpises and can be viewed through the lens of the Abbott government's commitment to reduce red tape, writes Helen Hodgson. 

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The ability of an SMSF to leverage an advantage has nothing to do with tax avoidance; it is simply a function of the legal structure of the super fund, writes Gordon Mackenzie. 

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With Australia’s property market heating up, Helen Hodgson asks what role self-funded superannuants have played in the price rises. 

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No party has properly addressed the issue that women's experience of gender-blind systems like education, superannuation and aged-care, are shaped simply by the fact that they are women, writes Helen Hodgson. 

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