Most of us think high earners pay too little, corporations pay too little, and what we pay is about right.
Peter Martin is the economics editor for The Age, based at Parliament House
The budget pushed low-income earners' marginal tax rate up towards 100 per cent.
The budget will make it easier to complain about banks
A million dollars' worth of tax advice can cut your tax bill to zero.
Why do companies invest here? We mightn't have needed to cut that company tax much anyway.
There's still time to craft a budget that actually does something.
We're using credit cards more than cash.
Women get the better of men when it comes to money.
A long-awaited review into the governance of industry super funds by former Reserve Bank governor Bernie Fraser has found no grounds for legislation that would force boards to have a minimum number of "independent" directors.
When Scott Morrison rose in Parliament to promise high-end tax cuts, he knew he faced a powerful obstacle.