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MP slammed over UberX trip

Victorian taxi drivers say Opposition Leader Matthew Guy's trip in a banned UberX car was dangerous and illegal.

ATO head questions tech companies' tax statements

Tax commissioner Chris Jordan has taken issue with some of the things multinational companies told a recent hearing into corporate tax avoidance.

Australia to learn from UK Google tax

Australia and the UK are joining forces to clamp down on profit-shifting by multinational companies, but Treasurer Joe Hockey insists that won't involve a new tax here.

Top scientists threaten industrial action

Thousands of scientists at the CSIRO are threatening to down their test tubes and lab coats in an industrial dispute with the federal government.

Hobart Airport website defaced

A group has claimed responsibility for hacking the Hobart International Airport website and posting a statement supporting the radical Islamist group ISIS, also known as Islamic State or IS.

Labor open to looking at online GST change

Labor is willing to look at an Abbott government plan to impose the GST on downloaded music, movies and books.

Netflix happy to pay GST

Netflix executives say they will happily add GST to the cost of their service - if the federal government makes it legal.

Hockey eyes Internet goods for GST

Downloaded music, movies and books will be subject to GST under a deal reached between the federal and state treasurers.

Three tech giants audited by ATO

Three major tech companies giving evidence at a Senate inquiry into tax avoidance have confirmed they are being audited by the Australian Taxation Office.

Google probed in Senate tax inquiry

The managing director of Google Australia says the reason the tech giant pays so little tax in Australia is because the majority of risk and investment undertaken by the company is in the US.

Security snafu as G20 leaders' passport details leaked

World leaders, including Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, had their personal details accidentally shared before last year's G20 summit in Brisbane.