- Problem is, there's not much money in the kitty for that kind of reform. @JoeHockey between rock and a hard place. 1 week ago
- Indirect taxes, like excise and GST, hit poorest the hardest. So they should be coupled with cuts to income taxes at low end 1 week ago
- Petrol as % household income, by quintile: Q1=4.5%, Q2=3.5%, Q3=2.9%, Q4=2.3%, Q5=1.3% ie poor households spend more of income on petrol 1 week ago
- RT @GrogsGamut: Actually @JoeHockey, the poorest households spend more of their income on petrol than do the richest.. http://t.co/L4GFVwyp… 1 week ago
- Hockey releases figures showing petrol spend rises with hhld income. Can anyone convert from $ to % of hhld income? http://t.co/5aIDGXDQu3 1 week ago
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- Gender pay gap: why do male CEOs with daughters pay women more?
- Like cholesterol, inequality cuts both ways
- The true cost of NIMBYism
- Should we worry about not “making stuff”?
- Euro zone a car crash: best keep your eyes on the road
- Trouble keeping up with Euro woes? Get used to it.
- Monopoly blues: why top bosses’ riches are undeserved
- Life is short, but the Tax Act is long
- Tony Abbott-o-nomics, or not…
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