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Chris Seage

Tax consultant and former ATO audit manager

Tax complaints will no longer go to the Commonwealth Ombudsman, instead being handled by the Inspector-General of Taxation. And that is great news for taxpayers.

No more 'brick walls': tax complaints outsourced to watchdog

Tax complaints will no longer go to the Commonwealth Ombudsman, instead being handled by the Inspector-General of Taxation. And that is great news for taxpayers.

Former neurosurgeon Suresh Nair, who was found guilty of manslaughter over the death of a prostitute in his apartment, bought drugs from a brothel in Sydney, new documents reveal.

Sex addict neurosurgeon bought cocaine from brothel, leaked docs show

Former neurosurgeon Suresh Nair, who was found guilty of manslaughter over the death of a prostitute in his apartment, bought drugs from a brothel in Sydney, new documents reveal.

The ATO has recently been accused of bullying and intimidating citizens. Now there's a push for a "taxpayer bill of rights" to reign in the Tax Office.

A taxpayer bill of rights? Tax watchdog vows to listen

The ATO has recently been accused of bullying and intimidating citizens. Now there's a push for a "taxpayer bill of rights" to reign in the Tax Office.

Accountancy firms can sign off on corporate tax returns under changes proposed by the Tax Office. Are we letting companies off the hook? Tax consultant and former ATO officer <b>Chris Seage</b> reports.

Corporate tax avoidance is rife -- but the ATO is willing to trust them

Accountancy firms can sign off on corporate tax returns under changes proposed by the Tax Office. Are we letting companies off the hook? Tax consultant and former ATO officer Chris Seage reports.

A number of businesses are complaining a Defence Department organisation has stolen their intellectual property, <em>Crikey</em> can reveal. <b>Chris Seage</b> reports new legislation makes the problem worse.

Revealed: the government agency stealing ideas from businesses

A number of businesses are complaining a Defence Department organisation has stolen their intellectual property, Crikey can reveal. Chris Seage reports new legislation makes the problem worse.

The tax man is stepping up the war on fraud and dodgy claims, using the Australian Crime Commission to monitor suspected cheats. Tax consultant and former ATO manager <b>Chris Seage</b> reports it's a first.

The tax man is watching: new surveillance force for ATO

The tax man is stepping up the war on fraud and dodgy claims, using the Australian Crime Commission to monitor suspected cheats. Tax consultant and former ATO manager Chris Seage reports it's a first.

Another disgruntled taxpayer is suing the ATO for $5.1 million in damages, as taxation experts call for stronger compensation rights and a taxpayers' charter to be enshrined in law.

What are your rights with the taxman? Call to clean up ATO 'disgrace'

Another disgruntled taxpayer is suing the ATO for $5.1 million in damages, as taxation experts call for stronger compensation rights and a taxpayers' charter to be enshrined in law.

The ATO will set up a new taskforce to catch businesses dodging tax by basing themselves offshore. It comes as the agency unsuccessfully pursued one company through the courts.

Tax Office pursuit of offshore tax dodgers ramps up

The ATO will set up a new taskforce to catch businesses dodging tax by basing themselves offshore. It comes as the agency unsuccessfully pursued one company through the courts.

The Fair Work Commission has ruled that a Melbourne IT worker should be allowed to return to work part time following her parental leave. Will the decision have a wider impact on working parents?

Fair Work decision a boon to working parents

The Fair Work Commission has ruled that a Melbourne IT worker should be allowed to return to work part time following her parental leave. Will the decision have a wider impact on working parents?

Joe Hockey wants to shake up the Australian Taxation Office. It's welcome news to accountants and taxpayers, but he'll need more than rhetoric to fix the ATO's problems.

Memo to Hockey: what's really wrong with the Tax Office

Joe Hockey wants to shake up the Australian Taxation Office. It's welcome news to accountants and taxpayers, but he'll need more than rhetoric to fix the ATO's problems.

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