In an interesting article in the Fairfax media today, purporting to provide the truth about declining wages in Australia, Jessica Irvine and Adam Gartrell fail to mention that David Ricardo, Adam Smith, JS Mill and Henry George had all said that land rent needs to be taxed away if wages and profits are to receive their […]
Articles from Prosper Australia
An excellent new video commissioned by Bryan Kavanagh, explaining how a fairer economy must include sharing the naturally rising value of natural resources.
The Monthly Discussion – Geo-libertarianism: Across the left-right divide When: Tuesday March 6 Time: 6pm Where: Level 1, 64 Harcourt St, North Melbourne Presenter: Ed Dodson (USA) Cost: Free. All welcome. Come along for the March instalment of our regular discussion night. If you’ve ever taken that online Political Compass test, and ended up somewhere near […]
Prosper Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the 2018- 2019 Victorian budget. This submission focuses on the role of State Land Tax (SLT) in the design of an effective policy response to the housing affordability crisis. Prosper welcomes the Victorian Government’s emphasis on housing affordability. Efforts to dampen speculative demand, such as the Vacant […]
The debate over tax policy in Australia has reached fairly mediocre levels. The best the Federal Government can muster is a company tax cut, which they intend to by stealth replace with income tax via bracket creep. Meanwhile the natural bounty of land is ever increasing in price via debt leveraging and population growth, worsening […]
3 January 2018 International Co-operation and Tax Administration Division OECD/CTPA Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Circumvention of Common Reporting Standards (CRS) May I respectfully suggest that the OECD has set itself an impossible task in endeavouring to curtail circumvention of common international reporting standards. Just as national accounting and legal professions have […]