Weighing the benefits of GST reform

There are some strong economic reasons for reforming the GST, if only the major political parties were willing to put the topic on the election agenda.

The Conversation

Few taxes have been as politically fraught as the GST. The deal, brokered by the-then prime minister John Howard and the Democrats in 2000, was not only controversial for its political ramifications, but for the economic debate that ensued.

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