Opinion

Rising political costs of keeping the stage three tax cuts

Ebony Bennett
February 4 2023 - 5:30am
Treasurer Jim Chalmers and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong
Treasurer Jim Chalmers and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong

If the Albanese government were looking for some political cover to remove the chokehold of the $254 billion stage three income tax cuts on the budget, it could do worse than look to the International Monetary Fund's latest advice.

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Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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