Burger and Lypny analyze the public policy implications of imposing a tax on the net income of credit unions. The...
Sep 24 2007
Impact of Taxation on Credit Unions in Australia
What can U.S. credit unions learn from Australian credit unions? Plenty, according to Filene Research Institute’s newest study which examines the impact of taxation on Australian credit unions.
A trio of researchers:
- Dominic Gasbarro, Associate Professor of Finance at Murdoch University
- Phil Hancock, Associate Professor Accounting at University of Western Australia
- J. Kenton Zumwalt, Professor of Finance at Colorado State University
delve into the experiences of Australian credit unions during their transition from tax-exempt to taxed entities.
Taxation is the number-one public policy issue for U.S. credit unions. Therefore, exploring another country’s experience with credit union taxation provides credit union executives and policymakers a slight imperfect yet realistic what-if scenario for U.S. credit unions.
In addition to reading the report, you may download a podcast of the author interview here.
Report Number 139