Tax-and-transfer system


Working paper

Superannuation tax concessions and the age pension: a principled approach to savings taxation

This paper discusses the tax and transfer treatment of private superannuation retirement saving and the public means tested age pension in Australia, and concludes that a more coherent retirement tax and transfer system can be achieved by reducing tax concessions and making the age pension...
Briefing paper

Income and wealth inequality in Australia

Inequality between those with the most and those with the least is rising in Australia. Australia is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but there are many people in our society who are falling behind. For instance, the minimum wage and unemployment benefits...