June 26, 2017 4
Which government agencies are misusing your personal information? Freelance journalist John Power reports.
May 19, 2017 4
Twenty-five years ago, his behaviour was the subject of a classic Media Watch gotcha.
May 15, 2017 2
The Australian Taxation Office has been told it should process an freedom of information request hosted on transparency website Right to Know.
March 28, 2017 3
The ATO was so concerned about rumours Attorney-General George Brandis would stop the agency intervening in the Bell case, it sought legal advice against him.
May 2, 2016 6
An ATO employee has been using a work computer to whitewash the Wikipedia page of a South Korean cult, whose leader is in prison for multiple counts of rape. Freelance journalist John Power reports.
December 17, 2015 21
Transfield Services, the controversial company running many of Australia's offshore immigration detention centres, had no tax payable in Australia in 2013-14, on its revenue of $2.8 billion and taxable income of $16 million.
December 3, 2015 1
Freelance journalist Alan Austin combs through ATO documents to ferret out tax dodgers.
November 17, 2015 3
How many agencies can access your metadata without a warrant? Look, AGD would tell us, but it's just so much damn work and they'd rather not.
September 8, 2015 11
Although it was originally excluded from a list of agencies that can access your metadata, the Australian Taxation Office now wants in.
July 28, 2015 6
Some 55 millionaires paid no tax at all in 2012-13, and they claimed an average of $700 in benefits. Economist and freelance journalist Jason Murphy says that doesn't necessarily mean they are rorters, but the chances are pretty good ...