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Nassim Khadem

Deputy Editor, BusinessDay. Reporting on tax and regulation.

'Not about me': Minister for Women brushes aside questions about sexual harassment in Parliament House

'Not about me': Minister for Women brushes aside questions about sexual harassment in Parliament House

Australia's sex discrimination commissioner is open to asking the Turnbull government to criminalise workplace sexual harassment.

  • by Bevan Shields & Nassim Khadem

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'Women have the right to be safe': Inquiry to examine sexual harassment in workplace

'Women have the right to be safe': Inquiry to examine sexual harassment in workplace

The year-long inquiry will look at sexual harassment in Australian workplaces, the sex discrimination commissioner said.

  • by Nassim Khadem
Donald Trump unlikely to turn away $1.9b Chinese bid, says Sirtex boss

Donald Trump unlikely to turn away $1.9b Chinese bid, says Sirtex boss

Donald Trump’s diplomatic tensions with China unlikely to stop regulatory approval of the $1.9 billion Chinese takeover of Sirtex Medical.

  • by Nassim Khadem
Sirtex Medical goodbyes Varian, backs $1.9b Chinese offer from CDH

Sirtex Medical goodbyes Varian, backs $1.9b Chinese offer from CDH

Sirtex Medical’s board has announced it is backing China's CDH Investments' $1.9 billion bid for the medical device maker.

  • by Nassim Khadem
Give power back to citizens to fight government agencies, inquiry urged

Give power back to citizens to fight government agencies, inquiry urged

Large government agencies such as the Australian Taxation Office have too much power and too little accountability, a federal inquiry has heard.

  • by Nassim Khadem
Government agencies are no model act inquiry told

Government agencies are no model act inquiry told

Government agencies fail to act like model litigants, say submissions into an inquiry, but the agencies fear proposed laws may give rise to bogus litigation.

  • by Nassim Khadem
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Australia's top 100 companies hit 30% women on boards, now the rest?

Australia's top 100 companies hit 30% women on boards, now the rest?

Women account for 30 per cent of board positions across Australia's top 100 listed companies, but the same target for the ASX200 is unlikely to be met.

  • by Nassim Khadem
Bahrain apartment no permanent home Federal Court rules in tax case

Bahrain apartment no permanent home Federal Court rules in tax case

Renting out a fully-furnished apartment overseas may not be enough to convince the ATO that you’re a non-resident for tax purposes.

  • by Nassim Khadem
Robots might take our jobs but free money is not the immediate answer
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Robots might take our jobs but free money is not the immediate answer

Billionaires including Tesla’s Elon Musk, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Virgin’s Richard Branson are the latest flag bearers of a universal basic income.

  • by Nassim Khadem
A ‘standard’ deduction? No such thing, ATO warns ahead of tax time

A ‘standard’ deduction? No such thing, ATO warns ahead of tax time

The most common myth that leads to errors being made at tax time is that people think they are entitled to automatic or standard tax deductions, the ATO says.

  • by Nassim Khadem
New ATO commissioner to hear taxpayer appeals 'inevitable': watchdog

New ATO commissioner to hear taxpayer appeals 'inevitable': watchdog

Inspector-General of Taxation Ali Noroozi says it's inevitable that a second new ATO commissioner will be appointed to hear taxpayers' appeals.

  • by Nassim Khadem