Opinion

The ACT government's tax reforms aren't as progressive as it claims

By Jon Stanhope, Khalid Ahmed
Updated October 9 2020 - 9:32pm, first published 5:30pm
ACT Chief Minister and Treasurer Andrew Barr. Picture: Jamila Toderas

In a set of reports purporting to support its claims its taxation reforms have been (a) revenue-neutral; (b) economically beneficial; and (c) progressive, the ACT government recently released modelling by the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute (TTPI), the Australian National University and the University of Canberra's National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM).

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