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Tax

How Amex paid no tax in nine years on $10 billion

American Express has paid no net tax in Australia for nine years, according to its latest financial statements. That is zero tax on $10...

Shell: tax ripped out as in-house deals double

The latest financial statements from oil and gas giant Shell show just one tax haven connection. The appendix to a Shell submission to the...
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Tackling the big tax swindlers

This month, in a venture with GetUp, we analyse the financial statements of a suite of the world's largest companies; many are household brand...

Google, Facebook restructure; eBay gives taxman the bird

Under pressure from the Tax Office, Google and Facebook have begun to bring their revenue onshore to be taxed. Ebay remains recalcitrant, still deeming...

Game-changer for oil giants and multinational tax avoiders

It was a superb win for the the Australian Tax Office against Chevron in the Federal Court last week but there is something everyone...

Hornswoggler Chevron hit by historic court case

Chevron's top brass touched down in Australia last September in a fleet of five private jets, here to visit their gargantuan Gorgon and Wheatstone...

Exxon pays no tax, record dividends, as gas prices soar

Oil and gas leviathan Exxon Mobil has managed to pay zero tax in Australia for two years, despite making $18 billion in sales. Exxon is...

Tick & flick: PwC embroiled in Vocation collapse

Public trust in the independence of the major audit firms to manage their conflicts of interest is once again in the spotlight thanks to...

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...

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