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Georgia Wilkins The Australian Tax Office is pushing ahead with a controversial plan to allow the country's biggest corporations to audit themselves through their own private auditors, despite mounting public anger...
Georgia Wilkins The corporate regulator says it was not consulted about changes to data retention laws that will leave it without access to phone recordings vital for catching white-collar criminals.
Georgia Wilkins Billionaire retailer Gerry Harvey has accused Australia's powerful business lobby groups of failing to represent ordinary tax-paying businesses and instead pushing the interests of profit-shifting...
Georgia Wilkins Apple paid just $80.3 million in Australian tax last year, despite making more than $6 billion in local revenue.
Georgia Wilkins NAB customers have until Tuesday to join a class action over overdrawn fees as the bank prepares to settle its part in a long-running bank fee case.
Victims of Commonwealth Bank financial planning scandal and consumer group Choice question scheme's independence and reach
Georgia Wilkins Consumer group Choice and victims of the Commonwealth Bank financial planning scandal have expressed fresh concerns over the handling of a bank-run compensation scheme, saying many potential victims...
Georgia Wilkins Australian start-ups say they will consider hiring more staff and will have greater ability to compete with the likes of United States tech giants Google and Apple after the government moved to...
Georgia Wilkins Hundreds of investors in failed agribusiness scheme Timbercorp will be called on to repay their loans to creditors, including ANZ, as a four-week respite during Christmas ends.
Chris Vedelago, Georgia Wilkins The corporate regulator failed to stop a key figure in an alleged $110 million loan fraud from fleeing the country despite notifying the suspect he was under investigation and raiding his home.
Georgia Wilkins The corporate regulator has slapped new licence conditions on Suncorp's life insurance advisory firm Guardian Advice, after it hired several advisers from failed firms.
Chris Vedelago, Georgia Wilkins, Chloe Booker The Melbourne man at the centre of an alleged $110 million mortgage fraud holds a senior position in one of the country's largest mortgage brokerage networks, raising concerns that the true...
Georgia Wilkins Two Melbourne men have been arrested for allegedly conspiring in a $110 million home loan fraud out of a financial services company in Footscray.
Georgia Wilkins The Commonwealth Bank has been accused of deliberately delaying a compensation scheme for thousands of potential victims of its scandal-ridden financial planning arm to avoid hefty payouts.
Georgia Wilkins A retired Federal Court judge has urged the government not to abolish a rule that forces companies to hold extraordinary meetings at the request of shareholders, calling the move "destructive".
Georgia Wilkins and Nassim Khadem The OECD is urging governments to tackle interest payments made by multinationals to themselves as part of its global crackdown on profit shifting.
Georgia Wilkins Two Australian miners will be forced to disclose how much tax they pay in every country around the world by new transparency laws introduced in Canada.
Georgia Wilkins Large insurance companies are set to reap about $100 million from the settlement of Victoria's Black Saturday bushfire disaster.
Georgia Wilkins Supermarket giant Coles has been ordered to pay $10 million in penalties for "serious, deliberate and repeated" misconduct towards suppliers that were in some cases in deep financial trouble.
Georgia Wilkins An independent expert will review the Commonwealth Bank's online broker, Commsec, as part of increased scrutiny over the brand's handling of client accounts.
Georgia Wilkins ANZ has attempted to distance itself from its involvement in the collapse of agribusiness scheme Timbercorp despite desperate pleas from investors that the bank is culpable and needs to show...