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A basic guide to taxing economic rent in Australia

Passant, John


Taxing economic rent is one key element in tax reform in Australia and sets possible directions for the future. This paper introduces readers to the ideas of Adam Smith and David Ricardo and others on rent to aid understanding of the debates about economic rent today. The discussion also includes the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax, the Australia�s Future Tax System Report and the Minerals Resource Rent Tax. The thinking of Smith and Ricardo was that rent was unearned gain. It is unearned...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Canberra Law Review


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