It makes me wonder what sort of poor leadership the western intelligence agencies have these days. …. Anonymous Coward
I have a little shadow.” Tax is the shadow (sometimes not so little) that follows all of us throughout life. Put another way, every activity in life throws a tax shadow. And life is not simple. I submit that much of tax complexity is a reflection of life’s complexity, including people’s relationships with one another.
‘Jaw-Dropping’ Report Reveals Rampant Wage Theft Among Top US Corporations Common Dreams (UserFriendly)
Miranda Stewart (Melbourne), Transparency, Tax and Human Rights:
TRANSFER PRICING: WHERE ARE WE HEADED? - ATO'S MARK KONZA
In a recent keynote address to the TPMinds Australia conference in Sydney, ATO Deputy Commissioner International, Mark Konza, talked about the future of transfer pricing and the trends that are shaping that future, from an Australian perspective. Some of the points he made included:
1. Tax compliance by multinational enterprises has been and remains an issue of acute community concern .
2. "Globally and locally, we are seeing changes to the transfer pricing landscape that inhibit the ability of those MNE's who want to 'game the system'."
Its cranes dot the city skylines. From expressways, sports stadiums, office towers and billion-dollar infrastructure projects, Lendlease now rakes in more than $16 billion a year in earnings. How is it then that the construction juggernaut has paid no Australian tax in years? Jason Ward and Michael West report.
Lend Lease: double dipping and Dutch tripping
New York Times, Tax Havens Blunt Impact of Corporate Tax Cut, Economists Say: