Category: Tax

GST on downloads

The Federal Government is expected to impose the good and services tax on services like Netflix in next week’s budget. It’s a change...

No Google tax

The Abbott government will not be proceeding with the kind of Google tax adopted in England to clamp down on tax avoidance by big...

New tax rules for Apple and Google

The Australian tax office is looking at a world-first proposal that will force technology companies like Apple and Google to disclose the...

Tax cut crucial says AIG

The Australian Industry Group says three out of four businesses believe reducing the company tax rate should be among the main priorities...

Horror Budget warning from Deloitte Access

Deloitte Access economics is warning that the Abbott government will sink $14 billion deeper into deficit next financial year. Tony Abbott...

ATO employees strike

Two months before the end of the financial year, thousands of Australian Taxation Office employees have voted to go out on strike over pay...

Google’s 20% tax

Google has admitted to paying 20 per cent tax in Australia. Figures released to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission show...

Sydney tops wealthy postcodes

Where are the wealthiest parts of Australia? Look to Sydney’s eastern suburbs. According to data released by the Australian taxation...

BHP Billiton’s tax bill

BHP Billiton has told a Senate panel that it’s fighting a $522 million tax bill on its Singapore marketing operations up to 2010, despite...

Child care costs exceed CPI

People are now paying more for child care with child care costs growing faster than consumer price index, according to the Australian...