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…
The Greens hailed their deal with the government on tax as a “huge win for transparency”.
A last-minute compromise between the government and the Greens will remove the secrecy around the tax affairs of an estimated 281 private companies.
Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan and Treasurer Scott Morrison have their sights set on multinational tax avoidance.
The tax law established pre-internet is failing to keep up with the digital economy.
Independent traders in Crickhowell are moving their businesses 'offshore' to avoid paying tax. Here's how.
The tax haven structures associated with Chevron Australia’s US parent have come to light.
A court decision slugging Chevron Australia with a tax bill also reveals the use of an accounting measure that obscures tax paid in Australia.
Starbucks and Fiat must each pay up to €30m in tax repayments after the EU competition commissioner, Margarethe Vestager, ruled deals they made with the Netherlands and Luxembourg counted as unlawful state…
The haunted house at Disneyland Paris.
Disneyland Paris has lost money every year but one since it opened. So why doesn't Disney shut it down?
OECD Director of Tax Pascal Saint-Amans has been a strong advocate of global cooperation on tax avoidance.
Country-by-country reporting is the big achievement of the OECD's plan to help stop multinational tax avoidance.
Transparency and public accountability should extend to private companies.
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They say forcing private companies to disclose their taxable income will lead to kidnap. But that's just the beginning of the poor excuses.
Treasurer Joe Hockey is going after a group of multinationals who he says are not paying their “fair share” of tax.
The distinction between where a corporation's customers are and where it operates is an important one.
Getting serious on tax avoidance will require global buy-in.
Pushback from business is the real issue standing in the way of a successful crackdown on multinational tax avoidance.
A ragged record. UK and corruption.
David Cameron's call for an era of clean money has opened the door to a host of problems for the powerful as capitalism struggles into a new era.
Freedom from regulation won’t come cheap for HSBC.
HSBC: Instead of threatening governments try becoming a model bank.
BHP Billiton’s Andrew Mackenzie said his firm has an effective tax rate of 45%.
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BHP Billiton's Andrew Mackenzie says his firm is Australia's largest taxpayer, pays an average of $8 - $10 billion of tax in Australia every year and has an effective tax rate of 45%. Is that right?
Treasurer Joe Hockey has promised an effective tool to combat complex tax avoidance.
A close look at Hockey's tax avoidance laws aimed at multinationals like Apple and Google, shows they can avoid them.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has announced new rules allowing the Tax Commissioner will have the power to to recover unpaid taxes and issue a fine of an extra 100% of unpaid taxes, plus interest.
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Only certain multinationals will be targeted under new corporate tax avoidance rules announced by Treasurer Joe Hockey.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has announced a budget crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies.
The budget will toughen anti-avoidance measures to crack down on the profit-shifting being undertaken by 30 multinational companies that have been identified by the Taxation Office.