In episode 6, we tackle the perennial favourite of politicians in an election year – income tax cuts. Do personal income tax cuts really lead to economic growth and job creation? Does more money in the wallet increase incentives and make people work harder? We put those claims to the test. 

Contributors: Richard Denniss – @RDNS_TAI  Matt Grudnoff – @mattgrudnoff  Ebony Bennett – @ebony_bennett

Produced by Jennifer Macey – @jennifermacey

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Matt Grudnoff’s latest report on Income Tax Cuts – Good economics or populism?

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