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Artificial Intelligence in tax returns, and the gig economy. Welcome to Tax 2025

No one can predict the future – but we can be relatively confident that the Australian tax system in 2025 will bear the imprint of changes we are already seeing.

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Can Australia catch the next wave of entrepreneur investment without R&D tax incentives?

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein, whose birthday is today, published his general theory of relativity describing how gravity warps and distorts space-time. He also predicted the existence of gravitational…

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Spending under the spotlight as tax reform hopes fade

The Treasurer, in his speech at the Press Club in Canberra yesterday, emphasised the need for restraint on public expenditure.

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Tax reform essential to encourage more women into the workforce

In June 2015 the Grattan Institute issued a paper titled Game Changers: Economic Reform Priorities for Australia.  Two of the top three priorities were Tax Reform and Female Workforce Participation. …

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Australia’s federation is a taxing problem

One of the four themes in next week’s National Reform Summit, hosted by KPMG, is ‘tax reform in a modern federation’. The federal issue, while not exclusive to Australia, represents…

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Equity and productivity the key to Australia’s tax reform

Tax reform is building a head of steam – last week’s COAG meeting between the Prime Minister and the state premiers had tax issues high on the agenda. But much…

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