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Flat White

Time to drive the luxury car tax out of Australia

20 February 2020

1:00 PM

20 February 2020

1:00 PM

Liberals Tim Wilson, Craig Kelly, Jason Falinski and James Paterson are grinding Treasurer Josh Frydenburg’s gears by demanding we send the luxury car tax the way of the dodo (or the Holden). The luxury car tax was introduced in 2000 to protect the domestic car industry, but like most protectionistic policies it has failed. 

It isn’t the government’s job to pick winners and losers and yet they continue to favour certain businesses and groups over others.

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