Despite overhaul attempts, super still fails lower income earners
Efforts by the Australian Government to make the superannuation system fairer have failed to flow through to lower-income earners.
Off-market share buybacks: clever schemes or rorts?
COVID-19 has effectively put an end to off-market share buyback schemes, as companies look to conserve their cash holdings. It couldn’t come at a better time.
Seizing the initiative: What else the Panama Papers reveal
While the 2016 Panama Papers investigation revealed unprecedented tax avoidance, a new study unearths another role offshore entities play: helping those involved avoid governments confiscating their property.
Tax reform on gas is welcome, but other difficult issues lie ahead
The government's surprise move to address the way tax revenue is collected for gas projects is a welcome reform, but Australia still has a long way to go. It's time for other tough conversations.
Tax changes urged to boost small business exports
Australian small business owners rarely take advantage of free trade agreements. This needs to change.
Energy justice: What is it and why do we need it?
We devour energy at a truly ravenous rate; but it has an increasing social cost. How can policymakers balance these competing demands?