David SalterMay 19, 20174 Comments
Twenty-five years ago, his behaviour was the subject of a classic Media Watch gotcha.
Josh TaylorMay 15, 20172 Comments
The Australian Taxation Office has been told it should process an freedom of information request hosted on transparency website Right to Know.
Josh TaylorMar 28, 20173 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.
May 2, 20166 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 TaylorDec 17, 201521 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.
Dec 3, 20151 Comment
Freelance journalist Alan Austin combs through ATO documents to ferret out tax dodgers.
Josh TaylorNov 17, 20153 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 TaylorSep 8, 201511 Comments
Although it was originally excluded from a list of agencies that can access your metadata, the Australian Taxation Office now wants in.
Jul 28, 20156 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 ...
Paddy ManningOct 22, 20149 Comments
Fairfax has reported that mining giant Glencore Coal paid just $15 million to the Tax Office over the last three years. Glencore says it has paid $400 million -- but details are thin on the ground.