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This post is updated as new information becomes available.According to the Australian Taxation Office:In 2012-13, corporate tax revenue collections totalled $66.9 billion, 28.3% of the $236.6 billion in total income tax revenue, making it the second largest contributor to the tax revenue base after individuals…..
It comes as no surprise that multinational media player News Corp Australia appears to believe it pays an adequate amount of corporate tax on its operations and carefully omits any mention of the group’s alleged tax avoidance measures in this country reportedly allowing it to repatriate $4.5 billion by making a "return of capital" to its New York paren
No-one was laughing in my house when this reply by the Australian Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Jamie Briggs, turned up in the Twitter timeline of Crikey journalist Bernard Keane:
This is 109 Jefferson Lane, Palm Beach, Queensland. It is what is described as an investment property owned by the Australian Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Craig Dutton. He reportedly purchased it for $2.32 million.
Although News Corp tried to spin the outcome of this defamation case reported in The Age on 2 March 2015, the first judgment (set out below) delivered in this matter clearly shows why it had to settle. Human rights lawyer George Newhouse has won his defamation case against controversial News Corp blogger Andrew Bolt. In the NSW Supreme Court on Thursday, Justice Lucy McCallum ordered a verdict for Mr Newhouse and said News Corp was to pay his legal costs.