BUDGET 2013: Tax drains on our best brains

Lower caps on higher education tax breaks are a blow to the education and up-skilling of Australian workers.

‘Stronger, Smarter, Fairer’ might be Labor’s catchphrase for this budget, but one savings measure seems to work directly against two of those terms.

By introducing a cap on work-related self-education claims, it’s the ‘stronger’ and ‘smarter’ bits that will come under threat.

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