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Aged care providers avoiding tax while taking handouts

The largest six private aged care providers – BUPA, Opal, Regis, Estia, Japara and Allity – are using trusts and offshore tax havens to obscure profits and avoid paying tax, according to a recent report commissioned by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation....

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Major aged-care profit machines dodging tax: report

A new report shows how some major aged care companies have been dodging tax, while taking billions of dollars in Federal Government funding. The report was compiled by a researcher with the Tax Justice Network and commissioned by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery...

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Aged-care failings should alarm us all

A report from the Tax Justice Network – an advocacy group that researches tax minimisation, tax competition and tax havens – adds to concerns Australia’s aged-care system is riddled with unethical behaviour and failing many residents of nursing homes. This should...

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‘Staggering’: $90 billion lost in resources tax

Mr Carlos Boué singled out Australia and the UK for having an alarming downward trend in petroleum and gas revenues. Combined with the surge in petroleum and gas prices since 2000, the contrast between the tax-take of the two countries and others with large gas and...

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