Australian Taxation Office

ATO works to get rid of unsupported Microsoft systems

The Australian Taxation Office is preparing to migrate the last of its applications from the out-of-support Windows Server 2003.<p>The migration will …

ATO

Grill'd boss wants to resolve Paul Hogan dispute over a burger - 'but no knives'

"He's an institution of the country and who knows where this goes but I certainly hope there's no bad blood between us.<p>"If I could have my way, I'd …

Burger

Audit okays ATO's billion-dollar settlements

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has given a tick of approval to the Australian Tax Office's approach to settling disputes with taxpayers …

ATO

Restaurateur defends opening new eatery despite debts

Prominent Perth restaurant operator Scott Taylor is adamant that he will pay all his creditors as he opens a new restaurant on St Georges Terrace.<p>Mr …

Restaurants

How to choose the right manager for your investment property

A Melbourne landlord and his property manager have been dragged through a specialist tribunal disputing allegations from an angry tenant wanting …

Real Estate

ATO warns small businesses it will come knocking in 2018, after netting $1.8 million from random Melbourne audits - SmartCompany

The Australian Taxation Office is maintaining its scrutiny of businesses that deal in large amounts of cash, with reports it has recouped millions …

ATO

Multinationals hit with $750m in tax

Multinational companies and wealthy people have already been stung for $750 million in unpaid tax under the federal government's new regime, the …

Scott Morrison

Businessman, 73, in court over tax evasion

An elderly Gold Coast businessman ought to receive a "significant custodial sentence" for his role in multi-million dollar tax evasion and money …

Corruption

Nibby chatbot launched to assist NIB Health Fund customers

NIB Health Funds has launched an intelligent chatbot to help customers with health insurance enquiries.<p>Dubbed ‘nibby’ the bot provides simple …

Chatbots

Tax avoidance laws toughest in world: govt

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison insists Australia has the toughest anti-avoidance tax law in the world and the benefits from recent government …

Corruption

Australians join ‘gambling’ frenzy on bitcoin as the cyrptocurrency soars

Australians have embraced the cryptocurrency craze as bitcoin becomes more valuable than the economies of most world nations.

Cryptocurrency

Canberra small businesses face crackdown as big businesses avoid tax bills

The tax office cracked down on almost 200 small businesses in Canberra as one in three of Australia's top end of town dodged their tax obligations.<p>In …

Small Business

‘They’ve sucked the taxpayer dry’

According to the report by the Tax Justice Network, Exxon uses a complex web of offshore shell companies and complicated high-interest loan …

Fraud

Stop paying tradies in cash, ATO boss pleads

THE head of the tax office has urged Australians to stop paying tradies in cash, claiming the “cash for a discount” mentality is ripping “billions” …

David Leyonhjelm

The top tech players that paid zero Aussie tax in 2015-16

IBM A/NZ, ASG Group, Citrix Systems Asia Pacific and Atlassian Australia were among the top earning technology companies in Australia that paid zero …

Retirement

Stop paying tradies with cash: tax chief

The tax commission is imploring people to stop paying tradies with cash because it's costing the economy billions of dollars.<p>His call comes after …

Money

ATO stats confirm global giants are coughing up to Canberra

​An annual transparency report from the Australian Taxation Office has shown Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung are abiding by the country's tax …

ATO

The big companies paying no tax

December 8, 2017 9:58AM<p>ONE-third of Australia’s biggest companies have failed to pay any tax but there are signs tech companies are finally coughing …

Walt Disney Company

ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell paid no tax in Australia for 2016

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp paid no tax in Australia in the 2016 financial year, the third year in a row, despite reporting billions of dollars in income from operations in the country, a report from the tax office showed on Thursday.<p>Exxon Mobil, which has oil and gas …

Oil

A Beginner's Guide To Bitcoin In Australia

Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency that can be used to purchase everything from online goods to multi-million dollar mansions. They are currently …

Cryptocurrency

ATO kills plan to name 'bottom' 10 per cent tech staff

The Australian Taxation Office's tech division would have named one in 10 of its staff on a list of "worst-performing" employees in a plan quickly …

ATO

Bitcoin backed by four in five experts as Aussies trade white picket fences for cryptocurrency

David and Sandra Jenkins were last week reportedly willing to trade thier Sovereign (Islands home) for 500 bitcoin. Picture: Richard Gosling<p>BITCOIN …

Bitcoin

Here’s what you should do if you’re late getting your tax done

<i>Onlinetaxreturn.com.au’s tax specialists guarantee to get you the maximum refunds, in the shortest time with the least amount of hassle. With fees</i> …

ATO

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies: Do they have a future?

<b>Is Bitcoin leaving you a bit confused? Light on detail about Litecoin? Never fear! Arthur Marusevich decrypts cryptocurrencies here.</b><p>HAVE BUZZWORDS …

Bitcoin

Gas giant paid no tax on $18 billion revenue, unions allege

Energy giant ExxonMobil​ has not paid a cent in corporate income tax in Australia in at least two years, despite reaping more than $18 billion from …

ICIJ

Property developers warned GST changes 'much worse than feared'

Property developers are being warned controversial GST changes are "much worse than feared" because of increased red tape, higher costs and the …

ATO

Could managing cash stop tax cheats?

Stopping people using and hoarding large sums of cash could be a crucial step in cracking down on tax avoidance.For those who like to hold their …

ATO

ATO sticks with DXC, despite outages

The Australian Taxation Office has extended its centralised computing contract with DXC Technology until 30 June 2019.<p>The original five-year …

Technology (Australia)

Peter 'Lucifer' Dutton? APS addresses linked to Wikipedia edits

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton received the middle name "Lucifer",insulting descriptions of the Greens disappeared,and Hawthorn Football Club was …

Peter Dutton

Malcolm Turnbull under fire from colleagues for leadership over same-sex marriage

The historic bill is expected to pass the upper house as early as this morning after a series of conservative amendments were voted down last …

Equality