Grant Wardell-Johnson

Grant Wardell-Johnson

Lead Tax Partner, KPMG Economics & Tax Centre

Articles by Grant Wardell-Johnson

Government & Public Sector

Victorian Budget: investing further in lifting the economy out of recession

The 2020-21 Victorian Budget sees the government investing further in lifting the economy out of recession.

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Government & Public Sector

NSW Budget: strong focus on job creation and the prospect of some major tax reform

There are some sobering figures here, but there is also much to be positive about.

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Tax

KPMG comments on the OECD’s $140bn digital tax proposals

The OECD has released important information on its work to find international consensus on how to deal with the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy.

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Tax

Grant Wardell-Johnson, KPMG Lead Tax Partner responds to Budget 2020

At a deeper level we face a paradox, that a crisis situation needs fundamental reform but it is also a difficult environment to achieve that reform in.

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Government & Public Sector

Increasing childcare affordability would boost economy and society

Australia needs a rebound in economic activity, and productivity gains to bring us out of the recession and a major impediment to driving our economy is unequal gender workforce participation.

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Business & Economy

KPMG responds to JobKeeper 2.0 and the RBA economic forecast

Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, responds to RBA economic forecast Following detailed analysis of the Victoria stage 4 lockdown, KPMG has reviewed its central case scenario for the outlook…

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Social Impact

Gender Impacts of COVID-19: Budget update

While the data now indicates a slightly more balanced impact between the genders since COVID-19, women have still been disproportionately impacted through increased levels of non-paid care work.

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Tax

Shakespeare on Tax Reform: 20 years of the GST

There has been some recent commentary noting that 1 July 2020 will be the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the GST.

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Tax

Vale Ted Evans. a softly spoken person of very high integrity

Edward Alfred Evans AC – Ted Evans – has rightly been acknowledged in the press as a great Australian.

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