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We need a major demolition job on multinational tax evasion

We need a major demolition job on multinational tax evasion

Global inequality has reached a point that requires drastic action. As the saying goes: pay taxation, buy civilisation.

Business Council members lead the way in not paying tax

Business Council members lead the way in not paying tax

Dozens of Business Council members paid no tax at all in 2018, despite generating tens of billions of dollars in income.

Rundle: Bungle Bill tests the faction waters in tax backflip

Rundle: Bungle Bill tests the faction waters in tax backflip

Bill Shorten's much derided taxation back flip was really just a test of Labor's nebulous faction politics.

The AFR’s passionate defence of company tax cuts doesn’t quite add up

The AFR’s passionate defence of company tax cuts doesn’t quite add up

Chris Murphy's all-guns-blazing defence of company tax cuts leaves out a few important factors -- elementary economics, for example.

‘You can’t pay tax if you don’t make profits.’ Oh, really?

‘You can’t pay tax if you don’t make profits.’ Oh, really?

When company tax cut spruikers insist the low rate of tax actually paid by companies is because they don't make profits, some scepticism is warranted.

The economy continues to tank under Moz, but don’t worry, it’s only hurting workers and the needy

The economy continues to tank under Moz, but don’t worry, it’s only hurting workers and the needy

Corporations are getting away with ever more tax evasion while assistance to the needy, children and those on welfare continues to fall. Hats off to Scott Morrison and Joe Hockey.

Australian business eager to import Trump’s war on ordinary taxpayers

Australian business eager to import Trump’s war on ordinary taxpayers

Tax cuts for multinationals are just another form of tax avoidance, and it's ordinary taxpayers who are the victims.

Company profits boom while regular Aussies suffer record-low wage growth

Company profits boom while regular Aussies suffer record-low wage growth

Clearly the rich are getting richer while workers and welfare beneficiaries are falling behind.

Dear Scott, you blew it

Dear Scott, you blew it

In an open letter to the Treasurer, economics reporter Alan Austin shows how Scott Morrison can announce a surplus in today’s federal budget and start paying back the bad debt he has been stacking on.

The surprising relationship between company tax and executive pay

The surprising relationship between company tax and executive pay

Typical business logic says the firms that pay little or no company tax would also be paying their CEOs poorly, because their financial performance had been so poor. But is that what's happening? Professor of employment relations at Griffith University David Peetz crunches the numbers.