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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