Join Prosper Australia and renowned economist Professor Frank Stilwell for our 128th Annual Henry George Dinner on Wednesday 4th of September. We will be exploring the theme Land, Labor, and Capital: Understanding economic and social problems. This event will be a great opportunity to network with others interested in the problem of economic inequality and […]
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Stamp Duty to Land Tax: Designing the Transition by economist Dr. Tim Helm, released by Prosper Australia challenges the prevailing orthodoxy that the highly sought-after stamp duty to land tax reform is too “politically difficult” to achieve. Read the full report here WHY THE REFORM? Stamp duty is an unfair tax. People who […]
Renegade Economists Show 577 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Welcome to the 4th episode of the Renegade’s Georgist podcourse, with a call out to your inner tax geek. Adam Smith’s Canons of Taxation provide a backdrop for […]
South Australia is reforming Land Tax laws so holders are assessed on their aggregate land holdings by looking through corporate structures some have created to minimise their liabilities. The SA reforms mirror and are based on existing laws in Victoria and NSW. This tidies up the 2008 Section 13A provisions recently retested in the SA […]
Join Tim Helm and Prosper Australia as we release our latest report “Designing the stamp duty to land tax transition”. Date: Thursday 1st of August Time: 6-8pm Location: The Kelvin Club 14-30 Melbourne Place, Melbourne
Join Tim Helm and Prosper Australia as we release our latest report “Designing the stamp duty to land tax transition”. Many economists agree that a transition from stamp duty tax to land tax is a good move, yet the conventional wisdom says that it is ‘too politically difficult’. We are here to tell you that […]
Photograph: Lukas Coch A toast to the IPA and their dangerous idea I hope IPA executive director John Roskom took his team out for a celebratory single malt last night. With the passage of Morrison’s income tax cuts, the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) have shown once again that they are a radical force in […]
On what should be John Roskom’s worst nightmare - monopolists in government.
Renegade Economists Show 576 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the last Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes The Renegades Podcourse #3: Land is the central tenet of Georgist understanding, but yet our most valuable asset is ignored in economics, ignored in the policy setting – […]
Why land is our most valuable asset, crucial to determining both wealth distribution and societal efficiencies.