Tax Reform

13 April 2016

Melbourne Economic Forum · Tax Reform

The April Forum further explores tax reform options, including the proposed cut in the company tax rate and tax incentives for innovation

Introduction to Forum from co-convener Professor Peter Dawkins, Vice-Chancellor and President, Victoria University

Setting the Scene

Summation of previous forum discussion from co-convener Professor Ross Garnaut, Professorial Research Fellow in Economics, University of Melbourne

A modelling assessment of the impacts of a cut in company tax in Australia, Dr Janine Dixon, Senior Research Fellow, Centre of Policy Studies, Victoria University

Politics and Policy

Assessment of recent tax proposals and the politics of tax reform, Mr John Daley, Chief Executive Officer, Grattan Institute

Company versus personal tax, Professor John Freebairn, Ritchie Chair of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Melbourne

Tax policy and innovation, Professor Beth Webster, Director, Centre for Transformative Innovation, Swinburne University