Gareth Hutchens A popular argument is the idea that our economy will necessarily benefit if the corporate tax rate is cut.
Melissa Browne The end of the financial year is only a few weeks away and the key to getting a better return this year is to do something rather than hope that it happens.
John Collett The Australian Tax Office is targeting building and construction workers and sales and marketing managers.
CUT YOUR LOSSES
Tony McLean If you have shares that are really of little or no value, you may be able to realise a capital loss for tax purposes in 2012-13.
Barbara Drury The big challenge facing Australian taxpayers this month is to reduce their tax bill before the end of the financial year without getting the Tax Office umpire offside.
John Collett The Australian Taxation Office is targeting more than 110,000 rental property owners who have been identified through last year's tax returns as making incorrect claims.
John Collett The 2013-14 federal budget delivered not that much for the personal finances of most people. It mostly deferred or scrapped tax breaks that had been promised, but not yet delivered, and so will...
Richard Livingston The government has cottoned on to a fair point but they are struggling to articulate it.
Mike Bannon In the last 50 years, Australia's best federal treasurers were Paul Keating and Peter Costello, especially for their ground-breaking work in superannuation.
Madeleine Heffernan An overhaul of the goods and services tax is inevitable and might help raise living standards, business groups say.
Clancy Yeates State and federal governments must extract more tax revenue if they are to fund the nation's ballooning infrastructure needs in decades to come, former Treasury secretary Ken Henry says.
Mark Bouris Over the next few weeks, a lot of readers will be receiving tax refund cheques from the Australian Taxation Office.
Barbara Drury It's that time of year when Australians start grumbling about giving up a Sunday to fill in their annual income tax return.
Annette Sampson The strategy: To get my things together to do this year's tax return.
Clancy Yeates Now is about the time many people begin the yearly chore of digging out all those receipts and other papers needed to complete their tax returns.
Philip Dorling The ATO is pushing for more powers to investigate secret tax havens and penalise offshore tax evasion.
Adele Horin A crackdown on federal waste and unfair tax breaks is needed to fund social and economic reforms.
Alexandra Smith STOLEN tax file numbers have been used to lodge as many as 5000 fraudulent tax refunds worth $27 million in just three months, as identity criminals increasingly attempt to defraud government...
Ben Butler Tax Commissioner warns organisation will be put under pressure by carbon and mining taxes.
Adele Ferguson If you're an investor, wealthy, an executive or operate in the cash economy, the taxman cometh.