The number one weapon of the multinational tax avoider is secrecy. Together with tougher...Read More
by Michael West | Apr 8, 2018
The taxman is tougher on small business than big business, of that there is no doubt. Here are two short stories: one of Susan and Greg, a couple from Queensland who lost their house after running a cafe for 16 yearsRead More
by Michael West | Apr 6, 2018
UK betting giant, William Hill, is selling out of its Australian gambling operation, this country’s biggest, while it is under investigation by the Tax Office, likely for dubious transactions exposed here.Read More
by Michael West | Mar 15, 2018
Senator Kimberley Kitching: “So, they are the owners of your company. Have you met...Read More
by Michael West | Feb 24, 2018
When is a sale not a sale? When it’s an Origin Energy sale. Gas giant ConocoPhillips bought...Read More
by Sandi Keane | Jan 24, 2018
A new study by Queensland University of Technology’s Kerry Sadiq and Bronwyn McCredie finds...Read More
by Sandi Keane | Jan 15, 2018
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) delivered a masterclass in spin and corporate lobbying...Read More
by Michael West | Jan 6, 2018
What a lovely thing it would be if we ordinary Australians could make loans to ourselves overseas...Read More
by Michael West | Jan 2, 2018
There it was right on cue, at the cusp of the New Year weekend, a government press release about...Read More
by Michael West | Dec 29, 2017
Wall Street freebooters Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have paid zero tax in Australia for the third...Read More
by Michael West | Dec 27, 2017
Hands down, Qantas ranks as the biggest tax avoider in Australia if you take the Tax Office transparency data and simply look at who recorded the most income over three years and paid the least tax.Read More
The countdown is on.
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