March 23, 2018 6
Either Australia's jobs market is booming, or we desperately need a company tax cut. Both those things can't be true at the same time, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
March 23, 2018 1
Even critics of Trump's company tax cuts didn't predict just how much of them would flow into boosting share prices and looking after shareholders.
March 13, 2018 4
Good morning, early birds. Labor plans to end cash refunds for wealthy investors. Plus, the Prime Minister ramps up the government's tax cut rhetoric. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 12, 2018 6
With Trump tax cut-funded share buybacks now worth over $200 billion in the US, company tax cut advocates have resorted to pretending share buybacks are just wonderful, thank you.
March 7, 2018 19
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has spoilt the corporate tax cut argument by pointing to surging investment and ignoring the whole issue of tax.
March 5, 2018 15
Relying on business to be nice to the community won't solve the problems of neoliberalism: the power imbalance that has favoured business over consumers and workers needs to be fixed.
February 28, 2018 2
We're told that all that stands between the world's largest businesses and a massive, job-creating investment splurge is a large pile of post-tax profit. Oh... hang on...
February 26, 2018 8
Australian companies are enjoying a bumper reporting season. So where is all the money going? Into investment and wage rises? Yeah, not so much.
February 26, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Michael McCormack has emerged from the weekend as the only contender in the race to replace Barnaby Joyce as Nationals leader. Plus, Pauline Hanson has indicated One Nation senators will oppose the government's proposed corporate tax cut. It's the news you need to know with Max Chalmers.
February 23, 2018
As the evidence mounts that company tax cuts will flow almost exclusively to investors, some media outlets want to shoot the messenger.