Age of entitlement: age-based tax breaks

REPORT

by John Daley, Brendan Coates and William Young

The Commonwealth could save about $1 billion a year by winding back tax breaks for older Australians that are unduly generous and have no sensible policy rationale.

  • Budget Policy and Institutions Program Director

    Danielle Wood

    Danielle has extensive experience in advising on economic policy issues. Her research and advocacy efforts focus on tax and budget policy, intergenerational inequality and competition policy. Previously, Danielle worked at the ACCC as the Principal Economist and Director of Merger Investigations, as a Senior Consultant at NERA Economic Consulting and as a Senior Research Economist at the Productivity Commission.

    Danielle has a Masters of Commerce (Hons) and a Masters in Competition Law (Hons) from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Adelaide. She is the National and Victorian Chair of the Women in Economics Network. She sits on the Victorian and Central Council for the Economic Society of Australia.

 

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