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Opportunities to Reform State Taxes


  • John Freebairn


This article criticises the design of current stamp duties, payroll tax, land taxes and special taxes on motor vehicles and gambling, and proposes reform options.

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  • John Freebairn, 2002. "Opportunities to Reform State Taxes," Australian Economic Review, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, vol. 35(4), pages 405-422, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:ausecr:v:35:y:2002:i:4:p:405-422
    DOI: 10.1111/1467-8462.00257

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    1. Richard Eccleston, 2008. "Righting Australia’s Vertical Fiscal Imbalance: Transferring Public Hospital Funding as an Option for Reform," Agenda - A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform, Australian National University, College of Business and Economics, School of Economics, vol. 15(3), pages 39-54.
    2. Productivity Commission, 2004. "First Home Ownership," Others 0410007, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. John Freebairn, 2005. "A Comparison of Alternative Tax Bases," Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series wp2005n11, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne.

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