Jozef Imrich, name worthy of Kafka, has his finger on the pulse of any irony of interest and shares his findings to keep you in-the-know with the savviest trend setters and infomaniacs.
''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
The Senate Inquiry into Corporate Tax avoidance was referred to the Economics References Committee on Thursday 2 October 2014. It was prompted by the publication a week earlier of the Tax Justice Network Australia (TJN) and United Voice report,Who Pays for Our Common Wealth: the Tax practices of the ASX 200, on Friday 29 September 2014. Corporate Tax Avoidance Report Part 1
A personal email from Australian Taxation Office assistant deputy commissioner Michael O'Neill convinced a Sydney estate agent that a government crackdown on foreign buyers was not in fact "a farce", as he had previously believed. Mr Robert Simeon, director at estate agents Richardson & Wrench in Mosman on Sydney's lower north shore last week described Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey's announcement of 6 divestment orders against foreign homeowners and 462 property investigations as "nothing more than a PR stunt". In comments to The Australian Financial Review he claimed there were tens of thousands of illegal purchases. But on Friday he said he was "left eating humble pie" following the surprise email and later phone call from Mr O'Neill, who heads up serious non-compliance at the ATO Taskforce on unlawful foreign buyers
The Tax Office asked its staff how they use technology in their work — and were surprised at some of the preferences of digital natives. This shows the importance of asking, not assuming, argues ATO deputy commissioner Jacqueline Curtis Mobile Devices
An economy must provide the possibility of a good life -- a life in which creativity and imagination can flourish. It no longer does so in the West ...
The Internal Revenue Service said Monday that more than twice as many taxpayer accounts were hit by identity thieves than the agency first reported, with hackers gaining access to as many as 330,000 accounts and attempting to break into an additional 280,000. IRS says cyberattacks more extensive than previously reported