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Greens take a step forward in reining in the big four accounting firms

Greens take a step forward in reining in the big four accounting firms

The big four consulting firms are becoming embedded in Australia's public sector, and that's a serious threat to good governance. The Greens propose to make a start in reining them in, but more is required.

All aboard for the great Davos rort, taxpayers

All aboard for the great Davos rort, taxpayers

Once again the great and the good have gathered in Switzerland for the neoliberal frolic of Davos. But the real message of the World Economic Forum is that we have to accept the dominance of multinational corporations.

Is Assange in a prison of his own making?

Is Assange in a prison of his own making?

Crikey readers debate who Julian Assange can blame for his legal troubles — the US government, or himself.

New study destroys claims of company tax competition

New study destroys claims of company tax competition

A new study from the US discredits the argument that corporate tax rates are falling because of countries trying to lure precious capital. Instead, it's because of multinational tax avoidance.

The NT and the ‘bottom of the harbour’ scheme

The NT and the ‘bottom of the harbour’ scheme

In the early 1980s, pressure was building against the Northern Territory as a tax haven and those protecting it.

Trump’s tax package is bunk. And you don’t have to take our word for it.

Trump’s tax package is bunk. And you don’t have to take our word for it.

The weight of evidence is turning against corporate tax cuts as Moody's blasts Donald Trump's proposal for tax windfalls for the world's biggest companies, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

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.

Australia’s construction sector is not just in decline. It’s the worst it has ever been.

Australia’s construction sector is not just in decline. It’s the worst it has ever been.

Australia's construction industry has declined for three years in a row. This has never, ever happened before.

Crikey Worm: what Trump’s Afghanistan call means for Australia, tech giants avoiding tax and Tasmanian murder mystery

Crikey Worm: what Trump’s Afghanistan call means for Australia, tech giants avoiding tax and Tasmanian murder mystery

Will we commit more troops to Afghanistan? How much is Google really earning in Australia and the "most pure" Aussie in parliament. It's the news you need to know.

Yeah, right, a name change will fix BHP’s problems …

Yeah, right, a name change will fix BHP’s problems …

BHP Billiton is going to change its name to repair its reputation with the community. We can think of some better ways than changing the letterhead.