When it came to a tax bill that was destined to pass no matter what, Labor cut its losses. That people are seeing it as a new sellout or betrayal is utterly bewildering.
After the shock loss at the federal election, Labor is running scared. But backing away from a progressive tax agenda is a mistake.
Crikey readers discuss the climate action battle, post-ministerial jobs and tax justice.
The government would have you believe that regular citizens are responsible for three times the tax avoidance of corporations. But those numbers don't add up.
Good morning, early birds. The ATO claims taxpayers are dodging significantly more tax than corporations. Plus, Queensland take a consolatory win in the State of Origin. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The Treasurer's press releases are packed with incorrect assertions about Australia's economic dominance, falsehoods about tax relief and deflections from the government's financial incompetence -- and that's just in the last month.
Good morning, early birds. Labor and the Coalition are jostling for support with tax cuts. Plus, a new poll finds a sharp spike in anti-immigration sentiments. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
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.