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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Tax

Talking multinational tax avoidance with Brent Bultitude, 2SM Super Network

One-third of Australia's biggest companies paid no income tax over the past two years. Here's the who how and why of it.

Taxing multinationals: no new laws needed, just execute the ones we have

Some excellent response to the piece on Goldman Sachs and Australia's biggest brewer SABMiller skiving out of tax and lodging dodgy accounts. This respondent...

How Goldman Sachs and Australia’s biggest brewer SAB pay no tax

Nowhere is the impotence of politicians and regulators more costly than in their failure to stand up to multinational corporations dodging tax. The poachers are...

Corporate tax reform stalls while government axes welfare

As the government takes the long-handle to penalty rates, family benefits and climate-change funding - while dangling a $50 billion package of tax cuts...

Rupert’s results: no end in sight to the destruction of mainstream press

It is a sad thing for Australian media consumers, indeed for the public interest, that political agendas, ideology and management ineptitude, have left this...

Brain explosion over, ASIC sale off

Sanity has finally prevailed. The government has scrapped its sale of the corporate data-base. Amid the madness of MYEFO and the festive season, Finance Minister...

Tax cuts for banks and multinationals? Great idea … not

Treasurer Scott Morrison was at it again yesterday, chanting that frayed old mantra that corporate tax cuts "grow the economy" and deliver a "boost...

CAANZ: of accountants as artists and cooks

This week the crack Assurance division at michaelwest.com.au conducted an audit of the 2016 Annual Report of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. This...

Too slick: oil major BP misleads parliament

When executives from BP Australia fronted the inquiry into corporate tax avoidance last year, they omitted to inform the senators presiding that their parent...

Government ramps up data hypocrisy while Labor ducks for cover

Dear People of the Information Revolution, today is the day! "Have your say on Australia's first Open Government National Action Plan" decreed the "ogpteam" this...

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