Tax experts from UNSW Business School discuss possible tax reforms and quick fixes that Australia could implement to pay off an estimated $1 trillion national debt post-coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the fact we are failing to collect tax revenue and also giving away hundreds of billions in tax concessions.
Other measures might raise as much as her proposed wealth tax, but Democratic front-runner Elizabeth Warren likes big gestures.
It should be possible to not have to file a tax return, says UNSW Business School lecturer Kathrin Bain.
The UNSW Tax Clinic offers unrepresented small businesses and individuals free tax advice and advocacy.
UNSW Business School academic Kathrin Bain suggests that as an alternative, the government could make franking credits non-refundable for public companies but refundable for private companies.
When the Australian cricket team got caught in a ball-tampering racket, there were consequences. Our politicians do something similar, but get a pass.
Tax and wage growth are key areas for change
Rate changes and political compromises when the Goods and Services Tax was formed did not detract from its long term value to Australia, John Howard told a UNSW Sydney conference.
Attacks on neoliberalism, even for the right reasons, risk throwing out what is good about liberalism.