The Consumer Price Index is the basis of indexation of a number of tax concessions. As from September 2012 the base year value of the index was re-set, so that the values which had been used up to that time were replaced.
The CPI statistic used commonly for income tax-related matters is the ‘All groups CPI weighted average of eight capital cities’.
ABSThe source data for the CPI statistics are published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) which is normally updated within a few weeks of each period end.
Data sources: Australian Bureau of Statistics
- RBA Inflation Target -graph and info
- Australia’s inflation rate – Australia Q3 Inflation Rate Rises Less than Expected
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