Tax reform without the usual political headaches
Michael is joined by Brendan Coates, Grattan Institute Economic Policy Program Director, who believes in recent years, governments have increasingly failed to implement reforms that have been recommended for decades… though one of the key political problems may now be solved.
“Major tax reforms are increasingly weaponised in Australian politics. Which is why it’s so remarkable that the NSW government is offering incoming federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers something money alone can’t normally buy: genuine tax reform, but without the usual political headaches”, writes Mr Coates.
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