Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has engaged in a series of paper transactions to create a A$936 million loss in Australia – effectively a billion-dollar exercise in avoiding tax.
Overwhelmingly, trusts are used to minimise tax, avoid paying creditors and to avoid the fair division of property after a relationship breakdown.
How much can a multinational take before its social licence to operate in this country expires? How much corporate welfare is too much?
The Australian government took out ads this month boasting of victory in the fight against multinational tax avoidance. It is no small irony that taxpayers forked out for this bald-faced lie.
A treaty Australia has just signed will amend existing tax treaties to limit international tax avoidance.
Dublin's role in global business is threatened by Trump's tax plans, so the opportunity presented by Britain's EU exit will have to be snatched with both hands.
Australian authorities have allowed predatory online travel agents to shrink their tax base while penalising Australian accommodation operators thanks to onerous commissions and vanishing competition
BHP's rebrand is unlikely to affect the bottom line, research shows. But if it improves relations with politicians and voters, it would still be a success.
Stories of financial mismanagement in football have become all too common. Where is the outcry?
eBay still deems its Australian business to be a Swiss business and thereby avoids millions in income tax and GST.
The administration's plan to significantly cut the tax rate on so-called pass-through entities will likely lead to creative tax planning and outright evasion, damaging faith in the system.
New modelling shows governments need to ensure that corporations benefiting from the use of Australia's resources, are contributing the same as they do in other jurisdictions.
In a speech to the National Press Club in Canberra, ACTU Secretary Sally McManus said 679 of Australia's biggest corporations pay "not one cent of tax". Is that right?
The success of the first phase prompted financial observers to hail Indonesia's tax amnesty program as one of the most successful in the world.
The GOP has a proposal on the table that could send shockwaves through the tax avoidance industry.
As long as the ATO doesn't question why companies are reporting zero tax payable on their income, the public won't know if serious tax avoidance is happening.
There are still a few real-world tests the Diverted Profits Tax or "Google Tax" will have to face before the government can claim it's among the toughest in the world.
Countries around the world are moving to cut company tax rates, but it's unlikely to stop tax avoidance by multinationals.
Transfer pricing is a common form of legal tax avoidance, and it's costing governments millions.
Keeping public information about companies locked up behind paywalls and maintained by private interests is not in the public interest.