Support Qld Senator’s call for fair family tax

Senator Matt Canavan has called on the Government to look into reforming the income tax system to recognise the family as the basic unit of taxation. Senator Canavan said that several other countries that have some form of dependent recognition in their income tax rules,

Some 18 OECD countries provide joint taxation cover including the Czech Republic, which covers couples with children, France which covers families,Germany which covers married couples, Ireland which covers married couples,Luxembourg which covers married couples...

 

...Norway where it is optional, Poland which covers married couples, Portugal which covers families, Spain where it is optional, Switzerland which covers married couples and the US which covers married couples.”

You can read the whole speech here or watch it on YouTube  

Sign Australian Family Association petition calling for family based taxation here.