05 Sep 2019 Publications
Recent personal income tax progressivity trends in Australia
A progressive personal income tax regime has been a longstanding feature of Australia’s tax (and transfer) system. This paper provides a framework for considering the progressivity of Australia’s personal income tax system and the implicit policy trade-offs arising from such a system. Treasury also examines recent trends in income tax progressivity and some of the factors that may be influencing public perceptions.
Download the working paper here.
Financial Services Royal Commission implementation roadmap
On 19 August 2019, the Government released its Financial Services Royal Commission Implementation Roadmap setting out how it will deliver on its comprehensive response to the Royal Commission. The Roadmap provides timelines for implementing the Government response, giving clarity and certainty to consumers, industry and regulators.
Download the roadmap here.