That Troublesome Tax Analysis

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This afternoon has seen a slightly revised version of Emma Alberici’s ‘controversial’ analysis on the supposed benefits of proposed corporate tax rates reappear on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s website.

I say ‘controversial’ deliberately not because of the content – most economists seem to support the analysis put forward by Alberici – but because of the furore surrounding its first appearance, which lead to criticism from politicians and others who didn’t like the content, and then it’s disappearance, which lead to accusations of censorship and ABC kowtowing to those who didn’t like to content.

Read it now…while you can!

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Updated February 22, 2018 16:54:12 Editor’s note: This analysis has been revised and updated by our chief economics correspondent. Passages that could be interpreted as opinion have been removed. Our editorial processes have also been reviewed. Emma Alberici is the ABC’s chief economics correspondent and is a respected and senior Australian journalist.

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