What’s missing from the Panama Papers data drop is as important as what was leaked.
Authorities have been slow to respond to the tax revelations of the Panama Papers.
Standing on the sidelines.
Businesses are reducing the UK tax take with a new form of self-employment which harks back to mediaeval England.
Whether or not David Cameron's association with an offshore fund was legal isn't the point.
We want a tax system that is structured fairly and for other people to pay what they are meant to. Determining what this is, though. is tricky.
No ink on these hands, see?
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Sweeping changes to employment law are of far greater concern than allegations that the Front National has been avoiding tax.
Middlemen like law firm Mossack Fonseca moved into a lucrative market for tax evasion.
Proponents of tax havens would argue tax evasion may not be moral, but isn't criminal. History suggests this is a slippery slope.
Tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, Switzerland, the British Virgin Islands and Panama have a few key things in common.
Brazil is reeling from the political corruption scandal involving former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (pictured on the fake bills) and members of the current government.
The headlines are full of stories of corruption and mega scandals, but what does it mean for the rest of us? And what makes the economic cost of corruption so high?
Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson is refusing to resign.
Polls put the Pirate Party ahead of the already unpopular coalition, making new financial revelations particularly damaging.
World leaders are meeting in London next month to discuss corruption – what better opportunity to close tax loopholes?
The tax paid by some household names has been revealed.
The ATO's data dump of how much tax was paid by largest private companies raising more questions than it answers.
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Why we shouldn't be so quick to celebrate reports that Facebook is paying more tax.
Not convinced: Labor Senator and tax avoidance inquiry committee Chair Sam Dastyari says corporate tax cheats should be named and shamed by the tax office.
Behind the corporations legally avoiding paying tax are the big four accounting firms, helping them avoid transparency.
Treasurer Scott Morrison says the changes to foreign investment scrutiny will give the ATO greater powers to crack down on tax avoidance.
International investors will have to comply with new rules designed to stop tax avoidance by multinational companies.
Governments around the world are rewriting law to deal with tax avoidance by multinationals like Google.
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.
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As millions of people file their tax returns, HMRC is struggling to come across as fair.
Subsistence fisherwomen in Vietnam, working on a beach owned by a luxury hotel.
Oxfam's report shows that as the gap between rich and poor grows, other inequalities are also on the rise.
It went woozy in the middle but it ended ok.
The key events that made the business community laugh, cheer and despair in 2015.
A release of tax data should set the scene for greater transparency.
The drop of tax data showing hundreds of major companies did not pay tax needs parsing; but there must be crackdown on aggressive tax planning.
Tax is back in the news with the release of information of the taxes paid (or rather not paid) by some of the biggest companies operating in Australia. After much hand wringing (and a break for Christmas…