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Crikey readers talk subsidies for mining companies and News Corp, who's telling porkies about the carbon tax, and the rubbish that's in the Oz.

When is a subsidy not a subsidy?

Phil Morgans writes: Re. “Why News Corp got almost $1 billion of your money” (yesterday). Oh dear! When is a subsidy not a subsidy? Presumably when the recipient of the subsidy pays tax, which then must make the subsidy some kind of refund on a down payment?

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