Accountants and other tax professionals can be sued for releasing their client’s information.
Accounts and other tax professionals might face some awkward conflicts of interest thanks to the federal government's proposed whistleblower laws.
Re-examining a survey of international studies on the price of beer, any tax increase will be only half as effective as planned in reducing consumption.
A new survey shows economic studies frequently report effects to be much larger than they actually are, leading to inflated claims about policy effectiveness and public benefit.
Protesters voice their disapproval of the Republican tax bill on Capitol Hill.
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Far from dispelling the notion among Americans that the system is 'rigged' against them, Republican tax plans are more likely to make matters worse.
Academics put Hammond in the spotlight.
Academics deliver their verdict on Philip Hammond.
The storm clouds above South Africa’s universities could be dissipated with careful fiscal planning.
Alternative scenarios for tertiary funding in South Africa are set out in a completely separate report from the Davis Tax Committee drawing from work done by the higher education department.
BHP has distanced itself from moves to strip environment groups of their tax deductibility status.
BHP has distanced itself from moves to strip environment groups of their tax deductibility status. Why does the Big Australian see value in defending them?
Before financial services, the Isle of Man’s economy relied on tourism.
From ‘holiday isle’ to ‘tax haven’: the Isle of Man is no paradise for locals.
The morality of tax avoidance becomes problematic when it is aggressively pursued through creative schemes.
The Paradise Papers reveal much of Michael Hutchence’s estate is tied up in offshore tax havens.
Rock has long railed against The Man, but problems with the taxman highlight its internal contradictions.
Why so grim? Oh, tax cuts.
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The Republican tax plan would ultimately make the current system less progressive while reducing the overall burden, two things research shows make countries less happy.
South Africa's finance minister Malusi Gigaba failed to impress when presenting the eagerly awaited 2017 medium term budget.
South Africa waits with bated breath for the 2017 medium term budget policy statement from new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, as it might reveal key signals of where economic policy is headed.
Workers at an Amazon e-trader’s logistics centre.
Amazon has a reputation for avoiding tax overseas, and early indicators are that this trend will continue in Australia
Speaker Paul Ryan talks about the new GOP tax plan.
President Trump recently released his tax plan, but he's also said he wants to stimulate the economy with infrastructure spending. Is one more effective than the other at boosting growth?
Trump’s tax plan will cost trillions.
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President Trump released details of his tax plan, which would essentially benefit the wealthiest Americans by repealing the estate tax and other changes at the expense of the middle class.
Trump unveiled his tax cut in Indianapolis.
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The administration wants to cut the tax rate on so-called pass-through entities, which is likely to lead to creative tax planning and outright evasion, damaging faith in the system.
KPMG South Africa stands accused of advancing state capture and has come under immense pressure.
KPMG South Africa sets a potential example of how shareholders can attack the soft underbelly of private sector state capture enablers.
New taxes on sugary drinks won’t alone solve obesity issues in Asia.
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To fight against obesity, a huge issue in Asia, governments must promote lifestyle changes through education and improve access to healthy foods.
Unions have loudly challenged the rise of foreign contract workers.
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Workers are getting ABNs and being employed as contractors responsible for their own tax payments. This is undercutting conditions and eroding the most important part of the nation's tax base.
A Bitcoin (virtual currency) souvenir coin. But cryptocurrencies like this can be debt and equity as well.
Despite its name, cryptocurrency isn't just money. It could also be debt or equity and so it should be regulated and taxed in the same way as other finance.