Google Australia has restructured and vowed that in the future it will count its lucrative advertising revenue locally after its 2015 tax bill hit $16 million, but still remains a fraction of its overall profit.
National Australia Bank is the only one of the four big lenders to commit to calling a cut to the cash rate next week in the wake of Wednesday's surprisingly low inflation report.
The economy will be $72 billion worse off if one key education outcome isn't improved, says new report.
If the tipsters are right, Malcolm Turnbull's double dissolution ambition has set up a showdown between the Reserve Bank and Treasurer Scott Morrison.
Bang, pop, deflation shock! But you shouldn't worry about today's prices report.
We flogged New Zealand in the cricket test last November, remember?
Australia saw deflation for the first time in seven years in the first quarter, as falling petrol, food, and clothing prices drove down the cost of a basket of goods and services.
Today's weak inflation numbers are a game changer for the RBA, JPMorgan says.
Victorian businesses subject to payroll tax will face higher thresholds for the first time in almost 14 years.
The court and the ATO say no "deal" is being negotiated between them to "fast-track" important corporate tax cases.
We're burning more coal, producing more carbon emissions, to produce gas which will produce less carbon than coal-fired generators when it reaches its foreign destinations.
Australians appeared to dig deeper for others in the past year.
The Australia Tax Office is issuing please explain notices and threatening to take companies to court as part of its crackdown on profit shifting.
Negative gearing warrants some serious consideration; in fact that's already been done.
Low petrol prices and a supermarket war are holding down inflation and giving stretched households a break.
Companies are discovering that little bit of envy can boost their profits.
Maybe, just maybe, economic theory is not contested because it suits the rich and powerful.
In one part of our lives or another, we have a problem with self-control.
The prospect of becoming a federal treasurer was probably more enjoyable for Scott Morrison than the reality of being one.
Australian companies remain upbeat about the country's future despite some market turbulence this year, says National Australia Bank.
Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan will be asked to address concerns that tax authorities have been ''soft'' on tax avoidance at a Labor inquiry being held on Thursday.
The government's theme for selling the budget reads like a Seinfeld script.
It's a little late in a number of ways, but this would be a very good time to start the original Australian Democrats – an alternative to the increasingly tired and clichéd mainstream alternatives, a middle-path party to "keep the bastards honest".
New report found the average rate of tax paid was 16.2 per cent - or less than the income tax rate paid by a working nurse in Australia.
Ultra-low global interest rates are playing havoc with retirement income plans, Glenn Stevens says.
The Australian Taxation Office has made inaccurate statements to parliament, according to the Inspector-General of Taxation Ali Noroozi, and its alleged bullying of small business has made taxpayers lose confidence in the system.
The Panama Papers, Lux Leaks and Swiss Leaks have done more to increase tax transparency than the actions of most governments.
Governor Glenn Stevens and the board have signalled they will be keeping an eye on employment trends.
China's slowdown, a stronger currency and cracks in the housing market threaten to undermine the Australian economy, Deloitte Access Economics says.
With just over a fortnight to go, the Turnbull government's first budget is looking a bit green, writes Jessica Irvine.