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Tax-to-GDP: Past and Prospective Developments

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  • John Clark

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

  • Adam Hollis

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

Abstract

This article will analyse the structural and cyclical factors affecting past and expected future Australian Government tax receipts. As a share of the economy, taxes are expected to remain well below the levels of the mid-2000s.

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  • John Clark & Adam Hollis, 2013. "Tax-to-GDP: Past and Prospective Developments," Economic Roundup, The Treasury, Australian Government, issue 2, pages 15-34, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:tsy:journl:journl_tsy_er_2013_2_2
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    1. Robert V. Breunig & Carol Gisz, 2009. "An Exploration of Australian Petrol Demand: Unobservable Habits, Irreversibility and Some Updated Estimates," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 85(268), pages 73-91, March.
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    Keywords

    tax-to-GDP; tax receipts; tax base; fiscal strategy;

    JEL classification:

    • E6 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
    • H2 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
    • H6 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt

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