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The Coalition’s tax plan hits snag in senate

The Coalition’s tax plan hits snag in senate

Good morning, early birds. Crossbench senators are concerned that the government's tax savings will be wiped out by rising energy costs, there are more calls for union boss John Setka to resign, and today Crikey launches its inquiry journalism initiative. It’s the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Crikey Worm: deported Tamil refugee arrested in Sri Lanka

Crikey Worm: deported Tamil refugee arrested in Sri Lanka

Good morning, early birds. A Tamil refugee separated from his family in Australia has been arrested and released in Sri Lanka. Plus, concerns after a report into Australia's tax system. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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.

Shorten returns to risky tax reform

Shorten returns to risky tax reform

Labor is again leading with its chin on tax policy, having been successful the first time around. Has the government got any answer?

All the things Abbott wants now but failed to do as PM

All the things Abbott wants now but failed to do as PM

Former prime minister Tony Abbott is full of advice for his successor on policy, most of which he failed to do when he was PM.

The govt’s short-term fixes may create long-term problems

The govt’s short-term fixes may create long-term problems

The government started its election campaign defending against Labor's successful tactics. But there are long-term problems in each of those areas that aren't being considered.

Essential: Turnbull hits the skids as voters demand tax action

Essential: Turnbull hits the skids as voters demand tax action

Malcolm Turnbull's standing with voters has fallen and tax fairness is an increasing concern to the electorate, this week's Essential Report shows.

Tips and rumours: Imagine there’s no tax on religion

Tips and rumours: Imagine there’s no tax on religion

As Crikey reported earlier this week, Essential polling reveals that a majority of Australians – 64% — oppose the tax-exempt status granted to religious organisations in Australia, but Labor looks like it won’t be looking to seize on the popularity of removing the exemption and also picking up additional government revenue from religious groups forced […]

It’s all been downhill since the ’70s

It’s all been downhill since the ’70s

Crikey readers talk politics and other issues of the day.