IBM seeks to distance itself from Aussie tax debate 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Boasts of good reputation with ATO.
 
Google, Apple defend Aussie tax contribution 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hit back at focus on tech companies.
 
Tax office hires infosec chief 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
DPS infrastructure boss switches agencies.
 
Apple's Aussie tax bill swells after profits triple 
By Steven Kiernan | Jan 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Pre-tax earnings jump 184 percent.
 
ATO investigates 25 tech giants in tax hunt 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Prepared to take tax evaders to court.
 
European bitcoin exchange hacked 
By Penny Wolf | Jan 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Bitstamp suspends trading after over $6m stolen.
 
ATO rules Bitcoin transactions liable for GST 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Still does not count as real money.
 
Govt extends software depreciation to reap $420m 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Accounting changes to help budget bottom line.
 
Joe Hockey is eyeing off a 'Google tax' for Australia 
By Antony Ting | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] But will it work?
 
Tax Office to overhaul data and analytics strategy 
By Penny Wolf | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Whole-of-gov buying scheme on way.
 
UK chases tech multinationals with new diverted profits tax 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bid to crack down on elaborate avoidance schemes.
 
Microsoft to pay China $160m for tax evasion 
Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Authorities tipped off by suspicious reported performance.
 
Tax Office CIO hands in his resignation 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bill Gibson moves on after 11 years.
 
ATO shaves $4m off IT contractor panel 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reform cuts admin burden, introduces KPIs.
 
Ireland set to close 'Double Irish' tax loophole  
Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Phase out anticipated to help Apple, Google and others adjust.
 
Accenture scores NZ tax office contract 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Part of billion dollar transformation program.
 
Senate to launch Bitcoin inquiry 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Economics committee to scrutinise taxation stance.
 
Ireland's Apple tax treatment may breach EU laws 
By Tom Bergin, Julia Fioretti | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Competition watchdog puts partnership on notice.
 
SingTel Optus under spotlight over company tax 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Software, telco companies among strongest contributors to tax base.
 
ATO's Bitcoin ruling is 'out of step with reality' 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not-for-profit tax advisory claims Tax Office's 'fingers are in its ears'.
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