Policy on the run has opposition in disarray over mining tax [Blog]

The mining tax has left not only the Government in a spin, but has also knocked the Opposition's plan as well, Phillip Coorey writes.

The tortuous process that was the evolution of the mining tax was a salient example of how not to embark on tax reform, Phillip Correy says.

Now that the legislation for the final version – the Minerals Resources Rent Tax – is before Parliament, the response of the opposition is starting to look equally messy, he writes on the Sydney Morning Herald.

And little surprise. Because the pledge to wind back this tax and all the measures that it will fund is daft politics.

To read his full piece, click here.

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