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income tax

Malcolm Turnbull has sensationally dumped his controversial plan for the states to collect income tax directly, but Council
The big Council of Australian Government (COAG) meeting is on in Canberra, with Prime Minister Turnbull hosting state premiers
Let's hope this proposal doesn't get up. While Turnbull may see some short-term political gain, it would have significant longer-term negative consequences for our national economy, and for the very fabric of our society.