Pathways to State Property Tax Reform
AHURI Final Report No. 291, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, doi: 10.18408/ahuri-411301
124 Pages Posted: 1 Dec 2017
Date Written: November 30, 2017
Reforming state and local government property taxes can contribute to a fairer and more sustainable housing system as well as delivering additional economic and social dividends. This research proposed a nationally coordinated incremental strategy with clearly defined short, medium and long-term objectives, including administrative reforms; a simpler and fairer revenue neutral transfer duty; and replacing transfer duties with a broad-based recurrent property tax.
Keywords: Property Tax Reform, Affordable Housing, Stamp Duty, Land Tax
JEL Classification: H21, H31, H71, R21, R28
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