Department of the Treasury (Australia)

Owning Institution
Government of Australia

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Journal article

14 Jul 2010

This article examines the government tax expenditures related to owner-occupied housing, particularly as they compare to non-owner-occupied housing, and discusses the issues involved in modelling and analysing these expenditures. The approach used considers various aspects of owner-occupied housing, including capital gains, imputed rent, interest deductions,...

Research report

4 Jun 2010

This address discusses the problems with macroeconomic forecasts, using the recent global financial crises as an example.

I have a long-standing interest in this topic, having been involved in macroeconomic forecasting for quite some time. But the topic is of particular interest at the...

Research report

18 May 2010

This consultation paper discusses the interaction between the income tax system and native title and sets out three possible approaches to reform. It discusses how existing deductible gift recipient categories could be better adapted to reflect the needs of Indigenous communities, and looks at whether...

Research report

3 May 2010

The Government's initial response to the Australia's future tax system (Henry review) addresses some of the recommendations made by Treasury Secretary Ken Henry.

A series of fact sheets and media releases on particular issues include:

STRONGER.FAIRER.SIMPLER - A tax plan for our future...

Research report

3 May 2010

The Review took a 'root and branch' approach and examined Australian and State government taxes, and interactions with the transfer system in order to make recommendations to position Australia to deal with the demographic, social, economic and environmental challenges that lie ahead.

Since being...

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