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The high taxation of working families

6 Dec 2004
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The new family tax-benefit system shifts the tax burden disproportionately towards low and middle-wage families with a second earner, argues Patricia Apps. All up, two decades of tax reform and government neglect of child care have contributed to population ageing and restricted the growth of the tax base needed to avoid an ageing crisis.

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2004
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