Denham Sadler, 26 July 2021

“Representatives from the Centre for International Corporate Tax Accountability and Research (CICTAR) fronted a public hearing on Monday morning as part of the Senate inquiry into the current capability of the Australian Public Service.

They raised concerns that these multinational tech giants are regularly underbidding local companies for government work, despite a history of “aggressive tax avoidance” and failing to deliver in the past.

CICTAR principal analyst Jason Ward pointed to the current contract around the federal government’s permissions capability, which appears to have been watered down around the tax complaints for contractors from a previous effort to outsource visa processing.”

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