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Aug 14, 2008

Lowy tax bloodhound shunned by audit committee

The chair of federal parliament’s powerful Public Accounts and Audit Committee Sharon Grierson has been left red-faced after telling Parliament in June that there was no compelling evidence for changing tax office settlement guidelines, writes Chris Seage.

The chair of federal parliament’s powerful Public Accounts and Audit Committee Sharon Grierson has been left red-faced after telling Parliament in June that there was no compelling evidence for changing tax office settlement guidelines.

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  1. Anthony Dale

    A good piece and just the sort of thing Crikey does best. To be effective follow-up is necessary with more and more questions being put to the lazy or incompetent politicians.

  2. heloise abelard

    Nothing is surprising about tax. In 1998 while one arm of the government, the ATO, was attacking Budplan investors, we now know another arm (AWB) was placing large sums of money in a Caribbean tax haven bank to pay off Indian officials dealing with wheat imports.

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