AUS­TRALIANS TAXED TO THE EDGE OF EX­IS­TENCE

Geelong Advertiser - - YOUR SAY -

FOR ev­ery $1 the av­er­age Aus­tralian earns “he” pays 37 per cent in­come tax and 2 per cent Medi­care levy, leav­ing “him” with 61 cents. He buys a litre of petrol with a 42 per cent tax plus 10 per cent GST leav­ing him with 23c, the Gov­ern­ment tak­ing 77c, of his $1. There are 125 taxes in Aus­tralia, 99 fed­eral, 25 state and one lo­cal. Thun­der­cliff

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