It involves shifting calendars, greedy governments – and the Pope.
Tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, Switzerland, the British Virgin Islands and Panama have a few key things in common.
Malcolm Turnbull's bold plan to give states the power to levy income tax is a risky move, and the latest in a string of attempts to 'fix' federal-state relations that have not succeeded.
Why stop at 17%?
Why Britain's obesity crusader could be heading for disappointment.
A new study on inequality analyzes the impact of fiscal policy, dramatically altering the standard view of rich and poor in America. It may also change how voters and candidates think about the issue.
There's nothing as certain as death, taxes and a Republican with a plan to cut them. But how do the candidates' proposals stack up?
There are many good things about the budget, including the promised cut to the payroll, but many of the key commitments relating to how policies will support growth are, at best, pointers.
Five months into his prime ministership, it is difficult to know what Malcolm Turnbull really stands for, and his government risks paralysis as a result.
Many of us are happy for governments to increase spending on public services, but we don't like the idea of higher taxes. There are some good reasons for this.
The finger of blame has been pointed at HMRC over the multinational's 'sweetheart deal'. That's not fair.
The gains from modest tax reform are not likely to be a revolution in Australia.
Global measures to crack down on tax avoidance by multinationals will take some time to deliver. And there's still work to be done locally.
How tax authorities decide to treat virtual currencies like bitcoin may determine whether they thrive or die.
There is an alternative tax approach that would make for a more just society.
The Republican presidential candidate wants to whittle the tax code down to three pages – from 74,000 in laws and interpretations. Is it possible?
Independent traders in Crickhowell are moving their businesses 'offshore' to avoid paying tax. Here's how.
Governments may pledge to stop big companies from exploiting tax avoidance loopholes, but are they being honest?
The EU is thought to be losing one trillion Euros from tax avoidance, evasion and arrears. But the latest tax reform is unlikely to fix that.
The Opposition is fond of saying that the government has imposed 17 new or increased taxes. Is that right?