Treasury Paper on ‘progressive tax rates’ in Australia – just how much difference is there in the tax paid by the top ‘decile’ over the last 22 years?

On 3.9.19, Treasury released a ‘working paper’ entitled: Recent personal income tax progressivity trends in Australia. It makes interesting observations about the benefits and costs of progressive tax rates and reviews the proportions of tax that have been paid over the 22 years from 1994-5 to 2015-6. See below for further details and a link…