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.
There isn't much room for Barnaby Joyce to sidestep tax on payment for a TV interview, say UNSW Business School experts.
Labor's plan to scrap cash refunds on unused franking credits could change the game for some investors in Australian companies.
Policy experts from UNSW are available to give analysis of the 2017 Federal Budget when it is handed down on Tuesday 9 May 2017.