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Fantasy budget: beefing up progressive tax is what the people want

Fantasy budget: beefing up progressive tax is what the people want

With the 2018 budget less than a week away from dropping, Per Capita has once again put together its wish-list -- a grab-bag of tax, education, and services funding reform.

Matthewson’s fantasy budget: back to basics

Matthewson’s fantasy budget: back to basics

The back to basics budget would focus on creating jobs, improving living standards and protecting the disadvantaged.

Per Capita’s fantasy budget: scrap the sub building, bring back Gonski 1.0

Per Capita’s fantasy budget: scrap the sub building, bring back Gonski 1.0

What should tomorrow's federal budget include? Emma Dawson, executive director at Per Capita and Stephen Koukoulas, Per Capita research fellow, have a crack at it.

Memo to Moz: whatever you do, do NOT cut taxes

Memo to Moz: whatever you do, do NOT cut taxes

In an open letter to the Treasurer, econometrics writer Alan Austin shows how he can produce a surplus tomorrow and pay back the debt.

Fantasy budget 2015: close the tax loopholes

Fantasy budget 2015: close the tax loopholes

If economist and Australia Institute executive directorRichard Denniss were treasurer, he would stop giving subsidies to things we want to discourage, such as fossil fuels and binge drinking.

Fantasy budget 2015: goodbye stamp duty, hello land tax

Fantasy budget 2015: goodbye stamp duty, hello land tax

What would freelance journalist and economist Jason Murphy do if he were Australia's Treasurer? He would extend the GST to education, eradicate stamp duty and bring in a land tax.

Fantasy budget 2015: it’s time to repair the balance sheet

Fantasy budget 2015: it’s time to repair the balance sheet

We anoint policy analysts and Governomics authors Ian McAuley and Miriam Lyons as Treasurers for the day. They would issue a set of infrastructure bonds and repair the national balance sheet.

Fantasy budget: Helen Razer’s draught budget, with added p-rn

Fantasy budget: Helen Razer’s draught budget, with added p-rn

After a few pints, our resident provocateur is ready to bust a cap in super and prop up the Australian porn industry. It's another Crikey fantasy budget, with a slight twist ...

Fantasy budget: Richard Denniss would cut from the rich

Fantasy budget: Richard Denniss would cut from the rich

The Australian Institute executive director Richard Denniss says Australia would have a lot more money for services if it did not keep giving tax breaks to the rich.