The grandfathered list

A secret list protects 1500 Australian companies from having to disclose any tax information to regulators. If you own a company on this list, you get complete tax secrecy. I read Heath Aston in the SMH on this last week; he says as a result, there’s an underground economy in buying and selling these valuable …

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A cartoonist’s income

Cartoonist Income Charted On A Split Orange 2014

On Wednesday I started doing my taxes by tallying up my income for 2013/14. Because this is so exciting, I live-tweeted it. This year’s count is unusual in that, most years, I am employed on a full time contract for at least part of the year. This one, not. — David Blumenstein (@nakedfella) June 25, …

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