Release: Cut both regulation and taxes to fix slumping economy

When it comes to stimulating the economy, Australia doesn’t need to flood itself with more artificially cheap credit. It needs to reduce burdensome regulations in order to benefit our hardworking businesses and the consumers they serve. Businesses are not going to grow or become more competitive when they are burdened by high taxes and expensive regulation, especially in a risky economy.

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Brian Marlow
Release: SA Taxpayers Demand Land Tax Reform

We today echoed calls to reduce South Australia's immense land taxes, and offered support for pro-business and pro-development measures to boost the state's finances.

"South Australia's illiberal land taxes make the state an even less attractive place in which to live, invest or start a business than it already is given that it's home to the world's most expensive electricity." 

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Brian Marlow
Release: Pollie Farewell Perks Need Reform

"While severance payouts or 'resettlement allowances' are commonplace in the private and civil sector for workers made redundant for no fault of their own, the current payouts for politicians are overly generous and unjustifiable." said Satya Marar, ATA Director of Policy.

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Brian Marlow
Release: ATO's Wage Theft Must Stop

"While workers who are granted backpay in a lump sum can claim a rebate for income tax levied at a higher rate in the year that the lump sum is obtained than the years during which the work was done, the current rules don't apply this rebate to the medicare levy even though it's effectively just an additional income tax."

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Brian Marlow
Release: Keneally, Wong & Ayatollah Khomeni: Peas in the Same Pod

The Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance (ATA) today condemned smear attacks by failed NSW Labor Premier and current Senator Kristina Keneally and Labor Senator Penny Wong on politicians and public figures who are attending the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) conference to be held in Sydney from Aug 9-11 and proudly supported by the ATA.

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Brian Marlow
Release: Cash Transactions Ban Attacks Our Liberties 

“The Morrison government's proposed ban on cash payments for goods and services exceeding $10,000 AUD is an attack on individual liberty." said Satya Marar, ATA Director of Policy. "Government has no business controlling how we spend our money. They certainly have no problem spending hardworking taxpayers' money with little control by us.”

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Brian Marlow