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Taxation of Housing

John Freebairn

Australian Economic Review, 2016, vol. 49, issue 3, 307-316

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The effects of taxation on housing market outcomes, and implications for efficiency and distribution, are assessed. Current consumption, income and asset taxes are evaluated. Effects of the taxes on decisions to purchase own home versus rent for housing services and for investment of household savings in own home, other property or other options, such as bank deposits and superannuation, are considered. Replacing conveyance duty and the current narrow-base land tax with a broad-based land tax is advocated. A more radical reform proposal for a larger land tax and lower income tax-mix change is assessed.

Date: 2016
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