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The government’s tax bait-and-switch doesn’t add up

The government’s tax bait-and-switch doesn’t add up

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.

Crikey Worm: ATO crackdown on lost taxes

Crikey Worm: ATO crackdown on lost taxes

Good morning, early birds. The ATO claims taxpayers are dodging significantly more tax than corporations. Plus, Queensland take a consolatory win in the State of Origin. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Correcting Scott Morrison’s falsehoods on the Australian economy

Correcting Scott Morrison’s falsehoods on the Australian economy

The Treasurer's press releases are packed with incorrect assertions about Australia's economic dominance, falsehoods about tax relief and deflections from the government's financial incompetence -- and that's just in the last month.

Crikey Worm: a ‘class war’ waged on tax

Crikey Worm: a ‘class war’ waged on tax

Good morning, early birds. Labor and the Coalition are jostling for support with tax cuts. Plus, a new poll finds a sharp spike in anti-immigration sentiments. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Tim Wilson’s selective memory on tax cuts for big banks

Tim Wilson’s selective memory on tax cuts for big banks

A quick fact check on last night's Q&A.

Fantasy budget: beefing up progressive tax is what the people want

Fantasy budget: beefing up progressive tax is what the people want

With the 2018 budget less than a week away from dropping, Per Capita has once again put together its wish-list -- a grab-bag of tax, education, and services funding reform.

Scott Morrison needs to study up on his tax talk

Scott Morrison needs to study up on his tax talk

The Treasurer's claims on Insiders this week didn't quite stack up.

American CEOs show that the Business Council is lying about tax cuts

American CEOs show that the Business Council is lying about tax cuts

Business says company tax cuts will lead to more investment and jobs. American CEOs are most honest -- they'll use it to boost their own pay. And history shows they're right.

Crikey Worm: Labor to tackle tax, did Australia promise to resettle refugees?

Crikey Worm: Labor to tackle tax, did Australia promise to resettle refugees?

The UN isn't happy that the government has backtracked on promises to settle refugees, and ScoMo targets Labor's trust overhaul proposal. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Banks hit back at government, and what next for Manus Island detainees?

Crikey Worm: Banks hit back at government, and what next for Manus Island detainees?

Small businesses are at risk from ransomware, NAB chairman Ken Henry is furious about the bank tax and Manus Island detainees told their time in the camp is coming to an end.  It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.