Options for reducing the adverse impact of the proposed welfare-to-work reforms upon people with disabilities and sole parents

Parenting and guardianship Policy Australia
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In the May 2005 budget the federal government announced a range of proposed welfare to work measures, including significant changes which would significatly reduce weekly incomes and sharply increase effective marginal tax rates for sole parents and people with disabilities. In this report Ann Harding, Quoc Ngu Vu and Richard Percival canvass options for reducing the losses in disposable income and reducing the higher effective tax rates created under the new system.

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