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Brian Lawrence. Bracket creep and income tax priorities in the May 2016 Budget

The May 2016 Budget will frame a political narrative about rising average incomes over recent years and the budgetary measures that will ensure that the trend will continue in the next year and beyond. This will occur despite the impact … Continue reading

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Michael Keating. Fiscal Repair – both Revenue and Expenditure.

With Federal Budget deficits projected to continue indefinitely, the one thing that is generally agreed is that fiscal repair and consolidation is absolutely necessary. Where there is debate, however, is about how much of the repair job must be achieved … Continue reading

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Michael Keating. Budget Choices

Faced with the rejection of a significant part of its Budget, the Government is reportedly looking around at alternative compromises. Essentially the Government wants to ensure that the Budget is balanced by 2017-18. Consequently if some of the present savings … Continue reading

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