ATO rules Bitcoin transactions liable for GST 
By Juha Saarinen | 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Still does not count as real money.
 
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.
 
Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
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.
 
AFP investigates alleged asylum seeker data theft 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Second breach “completely unacceptable” if true, says secretary.
 
Committee rules against expanding biometric data collection 
 
Big data needs big brains 
By Justin Warren | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Data can help provide better answers, assuming we're asking it the right questions.
 
Senate to launch Bitcoin inquiry 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Economics committee to scrutinise taxation stance.
 
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'.
 
Union hits out at proposed offshoring of ATO test & dev 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tax Office insists no financial data will be stored overseas.
 
Review recommends abolition of 457 labour market testing 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Skilled migration hokey-pokey continues.
 
Tax office on the hunt for new infosec chief 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
To contribute to 'technology transformation'.
 
SmartGates to be expanded into airport departures 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian airports to share 62 new terminals.
 
Hockey calls on Tax Office to target ‘Australia Tax’  
By Paris Cowan | Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
To ensure location-based profits stay on shore.
 
ATO releases long-awaited Bitcoin guidance 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Everyday investors escape the tax man.
 
What Immigration did with just $1m and open source software 
By John Hilvert | Aug 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not everyone thinks tinkering on the cheap is a good idea, however.
 
Fund managers revisit systems for SuperStream compliance 
By Penny Wolf | Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
ATO data standard represents backward step for some.
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