Edward Cummings not only has racing in the blood, but a bit of style, too.
Patrick Begley, Luke Malpass Australia - the football champion of Asia, recent victor of the Cricket World Cup - has just taken out a less-coveted gong: most expensive country. Again.
Nassim Khadem Prime Minister Tony Abbott has ruled out changes to negative gearing, saying the government does not want to kick off the tax reform debate with increasing taxes.
Esther Han Aid group Médecins Sans Frontières says a soon-to-be-sealed trade deal will not only push up local medicine costs, but place life-saving ones out of reach for millions of patients in developing countries.
Nassim Khadem One in three wealthy people who may be dodging tax will get a call or personal visit by the Australian Taxation Office as it moves to ensure the richest Australians and private companies pay their fair share of tax.
Gareth Hutchens Australia's unemployment rate has fallen to 6.1 per cent in March, taking pressure off the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates next month.
Nassim Khadem Australians would no longer be able to claim losses on their investment properties against their wages, saving over $1 billion a year, under an ACOSS plan.
Nassim Khadem The man who headed the Abbott government’s review of competition laws says there may be a case for compensating taxi drivers and pharmacy owners if laws are changed to allow new entrants.
Michael Pascoe You know the story – woe is Australia, unemployment is rising, business and consumer confidence are both down, we’re all going to hell. Strange thing though is that we’re spending with our ears pinned back on the most expensive things we ever buy.
Timna Jacks The Australian government should outsource social services to the private sector by providing tax breaks to companies involved in projects that help the vulnerable, author and senior fellow at Harvard University, Mark Kramer, has said.
Nassim Khadem Australia's biggest miners BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have told the federal inquiry into corporate tax avoidance that they are under audit by the Australian Taxation Office for allegedly shifting profits through marketing hubs in Singapore.
Michael West You almost felt sorry for Microsoft tax executive Bill Sample this week. The softly spoken American had left his family at Easter and flown out for the express purpose of being hammered by the Senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance.
Nassim Khadem Technology giants Apple, Google and Microsoft have told the federal inquiry into corporate tax avoidance that they are being audited by the Australian Taxation Office for alleged tax avoidance.
Nassim Khadem and Michael West A former Tax Office employee has told of a case against a big four bank in which a tax bill of $100 million was reduced to $30 million on settlement.
Michael West Representatives from "Big Four" accounting firm Deloitte were up before the Senate tax inquiry on Friday morning. They were keen to dispel any notion that their firm would have any involvement in tax avoidance.
Nassim Khadem The Australian Federal Police has not confirmed extraordinary public claims that tax disclosure laws could lead to greater cases of kidnapping – despite this being one of the arguments business used to influence the Abbott government to wind back the laws.
Will Willitts The multimillionaire family shareholders of S. Kidman & Co, Australia's largest private landholder with 11 cattle stations, have decided to put the business for sale.
The number of home loans approved in February rose 1.2 per cent, short of market expectations of a three per cent rise.
Peter Martin The Tax Commissioner says publishing taxpayers' personal details would be "unprecedented", the treasurer says "confidentiality of taxpayer information has been a key feature of Australia's taxation system since the 1950".