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Submission on Draft Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill

In this submission, the Budget Justice Coalition (BJC) rejects the fiscal framework contained in the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill.

In this submission, the Budget Justice Coalition (BJC) rejects the fiscal framework contained in the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill, in particular its regressive tax measures and the harsh spending cuts that will result from the proposed revenue levels. It expresses concern over the negative effects these measures will have on poor and low-income households. This follows an original submission regarding the 2018 National Budget.