Doug Dingwall, 26 July 2021

“Centre for International Corporate Tax Accountability and Research senior researcher Claire Parfitt said on Monday that labour hire firms should be required to report their tax payments for every country, showing federal agencies how much tax they were paying when deciding whether to award them contracts.

She said the 20 federal agencies with the highest contracting bills spent more than $6.8 billion in the last five years on labour hire companies – a figure that reflected government-imposed internal staffing limits on agencies.

“This spending has grown rapidly and without necessary oversight and controls,” Dr Parfitt said.”

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