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An interactive budget that shows alternatives to planned tax cuts


Economic challenges make it hard to see how the Australian government can hold on to the previous government’s planned stage three tax cuts which create a flat tax rate of 30 cents in the dollar for anyone earning between $40,000 and $200,000. These cuts abolish an entire rung of Australia’s progressive income tax ladder.

What if they were scrapped and there was an extra $243bn in the budget over the next 10 years? 

The Guardian has produced an interactive budget for you to see how far $243bn can go:

What do you think?

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IdeaSpies @ 2022.08.30 4:42 AM

Alternative ways to spend the tax cut money by Georgie Dent:

-Delivering a wage increase to early educators ($10b)

- Free Preschool for all kids 3-5 ($4b)

- Fairer early education in Indigenous communities ($200m)

- Increase parenting payments ($39b)

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