Tax

KPMG warns on tax bracket creep

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Report says inaction on fiscal drag will exacerbate the problem through lower participation rates.

Getting to the root of the 'tax crisis'

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Talk of a government revenue crisis has focused on the need for higher taxes, but the real issue is that politicians are making promises that just can’t be honoured from the existing tax base.

ATO confirms reconstruction powers

Tax office has authority to disregard company transactions that reduce tax bills.

Treasury eyes salary perks

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Treasury targeting savings of $900m over four years through clamp-down on tax breaks.

Tax hikes loom in budget: report

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Govt to raise taxes in bid to find room to offer tax reforms at 2016 election.

Credit Suisse subpoened in probe

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Regulator demands more documents to test claims bank enabled tax evasion.

BHP, Rio Tinto join tax fight

Miners argue dual-listed entities would be hit by push to curb multinational tax-shifting.

Tax amnesty 'promising': ATO

More than three people a day have reportedly disclosed offshore income, assets.

PwC warns on tax bracket creep

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Report sees combined annual deficits exceeding $600bn by 2050, urges informed tax reform conversation.

Treasury warns on super inefficiencies

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Department says super system expensive, cautions on ‘too big to fail’ perception but stops short of backing bank levy.

ATO zeros in on at least three big tech firms: report

Tax office discovers some multinationals are paying 'very low or not taxation'.

ACSS chief backs GST debate

Aust Council of Social Services CEO urges 'wide-ranging debate about the tax base'.

Millions face higher tax brackets

Taxpayers will be slugged at least $32.5bn more a year in next decade.

Govt rejects talk of GST change

by AAP
Hockey, Bishop pour cold water on suggestions GST change could boost budget.

Palmer firm pays carbon tax bill

by AAP
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Queensland Nickel settles carbon tax debt, still owes interest.

Keep GST carve-up independent: ALP

by AAP
Opposition leader supports independent process for distributing GST.

Investors fight ATO credits push

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ATO move to retrieve millions in franking credits meets resistance: report.

Budget deficit smaller after eight months

by AAP
Latest financial statement shows deficit $3bn smaller than expected.

ATO warns global tax evaders

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Australian Tax Office says ‘tax haven’ concept is on its last legs: report.

ATO in franking credit onslaught

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Fund managers and brokers urged to confess to over-claiming credits: report.

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