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Supermarkets’ “pay-on-scan” scam ups ante on suppliers

The supermarket giants are stringing out their suppliers by signing them up to “pay-on-scan” terms where the payment period begins, not when the goods...
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Why gas prices are through the roof

Interview with analyst Bruce Robertson about rampaging gas prices and Australia's gas cartel who have been driving the myth of a gas shortage.

Pay time: the big squeeze on small business

US cereal giant Kellogg’s and New Zealand milk multinational Fonterra have put the squeeze on local suppliers by stretching their payment terms out to...

Foreign Bribery: Australia’s loss is America’s gain

A light chuckle rippled through the audience at a breakfast event last Thursday morning in offices of McGrathNicol in Sydney’s Martin Place. The cause for...
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Quest for Public Information

It's up there with the Holy Grail, the Golden Fleece, even Kevin Rudd's crusade for the United Nations. It's the Great Quest for Public...

Mine voids: big party, now for the hangover

Mining companies and regulators have gravely underestimated the costs of mine rehabilitation, leaving taxpayers in the gun for billions of dollars in clean-up costs,...

eBay Scores Own-Goal on Tax

It is an “own-goal” of epic proportions. Ebay Australia has managed to arouse the interest of the Tax Office by suing a former employee...

It’s a gas! Australian gas is a bargain … if you’re Japanese

In Japan, they pay a lot less for Australian gas than we do in Australia. Last month, the spot price in Japan was $US4.27 per...

Corporate Tax Avoidance: Rozvany’s Solution

Blithely disavowing the reality of an annual trillion-dollar global tax racket, and the fact they are right in the thick of it, accounting giant...
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Interview with George Rozvany

George Rozvany, a former insider in Big Four accounting and multinational executive, lays out his solution to corporate tax avoidance. It is simple and...