In his Bloomberg Address on Thursday Scott Morrison talked of ‘the taxed and the taxed-not’.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has given notice of a fresh assault on the crucial challenge of budget repair. Let’s hope he and Malcolm Turnbull have learned from the unfortunate self-destructing experience…
Chevron’s Gorgon project is one of a few in Australia subject to the petroleum resource rent tax.
Australia is missing out on revenue from some gas projects because the petroleum resource rent tax doesn't apply.
Philip Green: hit hard by MPs.
Philip Green has been vilified by MPs just as Theresa May vows to take on bad behaviour in big business. New research reveals just how urgent a task this is for voters.
Australia should be helping its premium wine industry, not hindering it through tax.
The reputation of Australia's winemarkers is at risk because of the way taxes and subsidies distort the industry.
All the policies announced on multinational tax avoidance so far, fail to address one of the simplest avoidance measures used.
The reelected Coalition government will be forced to confront multinational tax avoidance more effectively or suffer the revenue problems.
Do the Chancellor’s sums add up.
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Rates of corporation tax have a very human impact.
Lionel Messi is not the first footballer to break financial laws and he probably won't be the last.
A world of deceit.
Fibbers beware: experts have developed a new digital lie detector.
The uncertainty in financial markets from Brexit throws a spanner in the works of the election campaign in its final week.
Business Briefing: Zombie measures, crackdowns and Brexit worries.
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As the world tries to get a handle on what a Brexit means, D-Day looms for both Labor and the Coalition.
In announcing the costings the Coalition has sought the mantle of better economic managers.
The Coalition says it has costed its additional expenditure and will deliver $2.3 billion in savings, in contrast to Labor.
The economic slogans from all the major parties seemed to have fallen flat during this election campaign.
For an election that is supposed to be based on who will manage the economy better, the debate has been disappointing.
Labor will cut the family tax benefit but less than the Coalition.
Labor's proposed reform of family benefits will impact on higher income families.
A famous US article accused a generation of retirees of being greedy.
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The current campaign against proposed changes to superannuation has little basis in reality.
The temporary deficit levy is a tempting revenue raiser for any political party.
Labor is arguing that Australia should keep the temporary deficit levy, a tax introduced by the Coalition government to help reduce the budget deficit.
Australia is above the OECD average for some taxes, below average for others.
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Australian Council of Social Service chief Cassandra Goldie told Q&A that Australia is among the lowest-taxing countries in the OECD. Is that accurate?
Boston Tea Party: aversion to tax goes way back.
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The war of words: why a report on the EU referendum labelled costs a 'Brexit tax'.
Is rejecting a proposed tax cut the same as a tax increase?
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Is Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull right to say that Labor plans to increase taxes by A$100 billion over ten years?
Warren Buffett’s voice has been one of the loudest arguing it’s time to raise taxes on millionaires and billionaires like him.
Two centuries of tax policy show efforts to raise taxes on the rich hinge on questions of fairness. The history also suggests proponents have a tough road ahead.
Bill Shorten is not a natural orator, but was passionate and persuasive in the more sober parts of his speech.
In his budget reply, Bill Shorten avoided the government's traps and wisely stressed his party's traditional strengths: health, education and social policy.
There are obvious and hidden agendas behind what the budget incentivises.
Just what does the government think you will do with the changes to tax, extra money or cuts in the federal budget?