Tax

Tax shifting fight gathers steam

ATO assessing structures of 100 multinational companies amid profit shifting row: report.

ATO picks up multinationals chase

Tax Office to use extraordinary powers to hunt liabilities owed to Commonwealth: report.

Can Juncker survive 'Lux Leaks'?

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The release of thousands of leaked documents implicates European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in a major corporate tax scandal, putting his career on the line.

IMF’s Lagarde offers support for GST lift

Christine Lagarde sees benefits to raising tax provided poor are protected: report.

Wages offer new hit to budget

Falling wage growth likely to see individual tax payments fail to meet forecasts.

MYEFO is Hockey's chance to set the record straight

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Forget the political blame game. The Treasurer should use MYEFO to fully inform the public about the budget and the need for tax reforms.

KPMG warns on tax crackdown

Top accountant warns crackdown on corporate profit shifting could drive away investment.

How harmful tax competition leads to profit shifting

Countries often strive to have a 'competitive' tax system that attracts investment, but what is an acceptable level of competition?

Tax avoidance solution 18 months off

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Government says days of multinational companies avoiding tax could be numbered.

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Luxembourg leaks shine spotlight on global tax schemes

ATO commissioner vows to investigate local claims amid fallout from leaked documents: report.

BCA cautions on G20 tax onslaught

Business Council concerned about potential for global tax warfare: report.

ATO to target top tax divide

New Tax Office analysis will improve understanding of corporate tax evasion and avoidance.

ATO targets rich tax schemes

Tax structures of wealthy set to face heightened scrutiny from Tax Office: report.

WA Libs urge GST reform

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West Australian MPs deny defying PM by arguing to get 75c of every GST dollar raised in WA.

Macquarie involved in EU tax probe

European authorities expand probe into complex stock trades made by global banks.

Time to carve up ATO: accountants

Coalition govt urged to split Tax Office in two by accounting industry leaders.

Premiers cool on higher GST

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Queensland, Tasmanian govts latest to call for caution amid talk of GST rise.

Why we shouldn’t hate the GST

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Australia faces a tough choice between eroded public services or an increase in the tax base. To achieve the latter, a GST increase is the clear winner.

PM to be quizzed further on GST

GST plans the centre of a political storm amid talk of federation, taxation reform.

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