Report; EFIC may finance Adani coal mine

Is the government secretly planning to put taxpayers on the hook to build the world's biggest new thermal coal mine? It is refusing to...

The great gas con: how Australia got sucked dry

Whistleblower Simone Marsh unpacks the startling evidence of how the Australian public was shortchanged by both Big Gas and Queensland Inc. The result is the...

Plutus: the police raids, the ATO and the real plutocrats

COMMENT Loath as one is to invoke the utterances of Donald Trump, this "shocking", "massive" and "disgusting" Plutus scandal which has "engulfed" the Australian Tax...

Health insurance spirals but you won’t know it from BUPA’s accounts

Health insurance is yet another sector subsidised by taxpayers but statutory disclosure remains poor, particularly when it comes to the new industry leader, Bupa....

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...
Chris Jordan from the ATO at senate enquiry

Monster gas projects may pay no tax and royalties on $33B a year

This week’s budget papers show the government spending A$33 billion on education this year, nearly the same amount that Australia’s five new offshore gas...
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Banks, the tax and the $14 billion insider trade

The biggest insider trade of the year has just been executed before our very eyes thanks to a monumental government leak. Word of the Budget...

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...

Fairfax: the bid and the bosses’ secret pay

Things moved quickly yesterday. By 6.30 in the evening, Fairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood had confirmed a $2.2 billion takeover bid by US...
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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...