The government would have you believe that regular citizens are responsible for three times the tax avoidance of corporations. But those numbers don't add up.
Good morning, early birds. Former Australian Tax Office insiders blow the whistle on dodgy practices within the office. Plus, China lobbies to build a military base in Vanuatu. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Twenty-five years ago, his behaviour was the subject of a classic Media Watch gotcha.
The Australian Taxation Office has been told it should process an freedom of information request hosted on transparency website Right to Know.
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.
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.
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.
Freelance journalist Alan Austin combs through ATO documents to ferret out tax dodgers.
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.