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Dec 9, 2016

Australian tech darling Atlassian boasts of paying tax, pays zero tax

Atlassian is so innovative it did not pay corporate tax in Australia in 2014-15.

Australian software company Atlassian, often the go-to darling of the Australian startup industry, paid no tax in 2014-15 according to data released by the Australian Taxation Office on Friday.

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6 thoughts on “Australian tech darling Atlassian boasts of paying tax, pays zero tax

  1. 3 Policy options

    Can we have a more detailed commentary on the “no tax” companies?

  2. Draco Houston

    Why do you have to be rich to not pay taxes? I want to not pay taxes either. Tax havens for all! Everyone’s money deserves a holiday.

    1. AR

      Clearly, the more one has the less tax one pays.

      1. phonakins

        it’s homeopathic

  3. zut alors

    Cripes, Apple paid that much, the equivalent of a couple peppercorns?!

    They’ll have to appoint sharper accountants.

  4. Phen

    So the R&D tax incentives are working as they should do then. This is a good thing.