CommInsure: Who’s who in the Commonwealth Bank’s life insurance scandal?

CommInsure, one Australia's biggest life insurers with about 4 million policy holders, has been caught out using unscrupulous practices buried in the fine print...

All Political Parties Donor List 2013 -2014

Summary of Donations reported by Donors to All parties - 2013-14 Column1 Column2 Column3 Gainsdale Pty Ltd #Sustainable Population Party $68,150.00 26 Summers Pty Ltd #Sustainable Population Party $53,000.00 Australia Chinese Business Elite Awards...

Diversity and local voices at risk as media owners aim to...

Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has announced a shake-up of Australia’s media ownership laws. So, what rules are being scrapped? And how might their axing...

Facebook to pay millions of pounds more in UK tax

Facebook could pay millions of pounds in UK tax after approving fundamental changes to its corporate structure in Europe. Starting in April, the world’s largest...

Retiring federal politicians will get six-figure pensions for life

Former ministers Warren Truss and Ian Macfarlane are among 16 retiring MPs who will benefit from a generous six-figure parliamentary pension. Photo: Andrew Meares The...

U.S. watchdog to probe Fed’s lax oversight of Wall Street

A U.S. watchdog agency is preparing to investigate whether the Federal Reserve and other regulators are too soft on the banks they are meant...

Big four accounting firms avoid scrutiny in multinational tax avoidance

Not convinced: Labor Senator and tax avoidance inquiry committee Chair Sam Dastyari says corporate tax cheats should be named and shamed by the tax...

Morrison ticks off sale of Australia’s biggest dairy to Chinese buyer

February 23, 2016 by Michelle Grattan Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra Treasurer Scott Morrison has approved the $280 million sale of Australia’s largest dairy farming...

Should Australians follow the British lead and boycott tax avoiders?

Elfriede Sangkuhl, The Conversation December 18, 2012 In the UK the recent boycott of Starbucks by consumers has helped elicit a pledge from the coffee...

Card giant MasterCard lowers local tax bill

MasterCard lowers its local tax bills through deals with Singapore's Government The wonderful thing about investigating multinational tax avoidance is that, despite the corporate spin...