History of tax in Australia

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by gre0031 » Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:56
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  • Fact 8

    In 1910, the Commonwealth Government introduced a land tax to provide for more defence spending and to prepare for the increase in migration. The land tax was chosen to encourage large-scale land owners to subdivide their land and sell it to small-scale settlers.

Regressive tax

A tax charged at a set dollar amount, regardless of the value of the transaction. The passenger movement charge (also called departure tax) on passengers at airports is a regressive tax.

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