The John Hyde Archives

Historic archive of articles and newspaper columns written by former Australian politician John Hyde OAM.

Retrospective taxation can be fair

Taxation  Law 

  • The argument against it is retrospective taxation is the imposition of an unforeseen retribution.
  • The party that is liable should have their liability limited to the Crown.
  • An individual's liability should be limited only up to the net benefit from the sale of the company.