Crikey June 26, 2017 4 Comments
Which government agencies are misusing your personal information? Freelance journalist John Power reports.
David Salter May 19, 2017 4 Comments
Twenty-five years ago, his behaviour was the subject of a classic Media Watch gotcha.
Josh Taylor May 15, 2017 2 Comments
The Australian Taxation Office has been told it should process an freedom of information request hosted on transparency website Right to Know.
Josh Taylor March 28, 2017 3 Comments
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.
Crikey May 2, 2016 6 Comments
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.
Josh Taylor December 17, 2015 21 Comments
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.
Crikey December 3, 2015 1 Comment
Freelance journalist Alan Austin combs through ATO documents to ferret out tax dodgers.
Josh Taylor November 17, 2015 3 Comments
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.
Josh Taylor September 8, 2015 11 Comments
Although it was originally excluded from a list of agencies that can access your metadata, the Australian Taxation Office now wants in.
Crikey July 28, 2015 6 Comments
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 ...