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Business community relieved over backpacker tax but angered by chaos of vote

A funding pledge of $100 million for Landcare has played a key role in securing the revised backpacker tax, as the small business community...
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Australia’s “Google tax” may be the second in the world but it’s too early to tell if it’s the “toughest”

By Antony Ting, University of Sydney When introducing the draft legislation for the diverted profits or so-called “Google tax”, Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison claimed it would: "reinforce...
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Government push for “Google tax” a “wake-up call” for multinationals that avoid tax

The introduction of a so-called “Google tax” on large multinationals that are suspected of shifting profits to low-tax jurisdictions is a “wake-up call” to...
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A race to the bottom on company tax cuts won’t stop tax avoidance

By Antony Ting, University of Sydney US President-elect Donald Trump made an election promise to cut the US federal corporate tax rate from the current rate...
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Scrapping of non-compulsory uniform concessions on the table: How would businesses respond?

The federal government is considering scrapping all tax deductions for non-compulsory work uniforms as part of a move to ease the "regulatory burden" of...
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StartupAUS leads call for federal government to remember startups in review of R&D tax incentive

The nation’s leading startup bodies have formed an alliance to lobby the federal government on a series a startup-friendly recommendations as part of its review of...
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Company tax cut debate heats up: Where the major players stand

The business community could know within weeks if the federal government’s plans to cut the company tax rate will come into fruition, with the...
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There is one way to put a stop to BHP’s tax avoidance

By John Mangan, The University of Queensland One of the most common ways multinationals take advantage of current laws to reduce their tax bill is through...
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Warren Buffett tells the world how much tax he pays: Why we need more transparency from business leaders on income tax

Billionaire Warren Buffett is leading by example by disclosing how much personal income tax he pays and this kind of leadership should be encouraged,...
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Australian businesses: Prepare to be slugged with GST on Google AdWords accounts from November 1

Australian Google AdWords customers are preparing to be hit with the goods and services tax (GST) for the first time after Google sent emails...
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