Investors were furious to find their high-tech battery lab in Thailand was stocked, not with high-tech batteries, but with old ice cream machines. Surely the corporate regulators would fire up now at this, yet another deceptionRead More
by Michael West | Mar 21, 2019
Julian Burnside has locked horns with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg over Liberal Party donations and the Treasurer approving the sale of 43 Australian hospitals, subsidised by taxpayers, to a company in the Cayman Islands tax haven.Read More
by Michael West | Mar 19, 2019
John: So, where do franking credits come from?
Peter: The ATO, that’s where franking credits are born … think about franking credits like a gift voucher.
by Michael West | Mar 15, 2019
“Blooms of mould and lead paint … infestations of snakes and cockroaches and dangerously faulty window screens”.
Lendlease has come under fire in the US
The Kitchen Table: Penny the pensioner pays the kids’ private school fees with her franking credits pension
by Michael West | Mar 12, 2019
Brenda: So the government would give me $6,478 if I stopped working and owned shares instead.
Peter: Seeing that the dole is $14,305, you’d nearly be getting half the dole, Mum.
by Michael West | Feb 27, 2019
The world’s largest exchanges group, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), is poised to begin operating in Australia’s financial markets via a deal with emerging futures exchange FEX Global.Read More
by Sandi Keane | Feb 23, 2019
Our bloated financial services industry is sucking the economy dry. It’s time to take action...Read More
by Michael West | Feb 20, 2019
Barack Obama once described it as “either this is the largest building in the world or the largest tax scam in the world”. That was in 2009. The building was Ugland House in George Town on the Caribbean island of Gran Cayman.Read More
by Sandi Keane | Feb 19, 2019
Analysts warn that Australian retailers are going bust in record numbers. Seems the Australian...Read More
by Michael West | Jan 21, 2019
Is yet another suite of essential Australian assets headed off to a tax haven? Michael West reports on the takeover of private hospital operator Healthscope and its Caribbean-connected suitors.Read More
by Sandi Keane | Jan 12, 2019
Super funds stand idle while overseas investors buy up and go global with Australian...Read More
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