TechnologyOne could lose $122m World (B)anker Brisbane city deal
Lucrative training contracts for the Australian Federal Police and the Department of Defence have been awarded to a private college group that has been under investigation by the federal government.
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Sam Brunson, Privacy Is Dead: Crowdsourcing Tax Enforcement (Surly Subgroup). “Requiring the public disclosure of tax returns has at least two beneficial results, from a tax compliance perspective.”
Leslie Book, Taxpayer Rights: Measuring IRS Performance. “One of the common critiques of taxpayer rights provisions is that in some cases an agency that violates a taxpayer’s rights may not lead to the taxpayer enjoying a specific remedy… Yet the absence of a remedy does not mean that there are no other ways to encourage good agency practice.”
- Stop This Greed”: The Tax-Avoidance Political Campaign in the OECD and Australia, by Chris Berg and Sinclair Davidson
Bitcoin Lovers, Thank Beijing Bloomberg
How WeChat Founder’s Obsession With QR Codes Reshapes Chinese Internet WSJ. If QR codes become more or less universal, is there a business case for abolishing cash? Why not just let it do what it does?
- Deborah H. Schenk (NYU) & Eric M. Zolt (UCLA), Foreword, 69 Tax L. Rev. 311 (2016)
- William M. Gentry (Williams), Capital Gains Taxation and Entrepreneurship, 69 Tax L. Rev. 321 (2016)
- Susan C. Morse (Texas) & Eric J. Allen (USC), Innovation and Taxation at Start-Up Firms, 69 Tax L. Rev. 357 (2016)
- Donald Bruce (Tennessee) & Beth Glenn (Tennessee), Does the Tax System Measure and Encourage the Right Kind of Entrepreneurial Activity? An Updated Look at the Time Series Data, 69 Tax L. Rev. 389 (2016)
- Stephen E. Shay (Harvard), J. Clifton Fleming, Jr. (BYU) & Robert J. Peroni (Texas), R&D Tax Incentives: Growth Panacea or Budget Trojan Horse?, 69 Tax L. Rev. 419 (2016)
The Pinstripe Mafia shows no repentence for its role: Apple tax ruling tantamount to 'land grab', says PwC boss
Canada is the world's newest tax haven
Panama suspends Panama Papers investigation
Tax havens, capital flows and secrecy (Skatteparadis, kapitalflukt og hemmelighold)
Shops and restaurants are going cash free and payment policies such as "$10 eftpos minimum" and "2 per cent credit card surcharge" are likely to disappear as consumer preferences change and lower interchange fees kick in on July 1. At Spice Alley in Chippendale, Sydney, all six Asian food vendors run a card-only economy. When you walk in, a sign declares: "Spice Alley is cashless. Tap and go cards accepted or get a reloadable kopi-tiam cash card at the pay station."
The rise of card-only shops