Well over a hundred countries and territories agree to an OECD proposal to revise global tax rules by 2020. Without it, the world could enter a period of tax wars.
When historian Rutger Bregman suggested wealthy people should pay more tax at last week's World Economic Forum, he says the response in the room was "quite aggressive" and he went home with "a bad feeling".
KPMG's proposals aim to help 1.3 million low-income Australians, 59 per cent of them female. Among its suggestions are a call to boost rent assistance and giving renters a pathway towards owning their own home.
Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert says that 84 per cent of the individuals impacted by Labor's dividend imputations policy earn a taxable income under $37,000. Fact Check finds that to be misleading.
BHP will have to pay more tax after the Federal Court allows an appeal by the Australian Taxation Office against the world's biggest miner.
Rich celebrities, sportspeople and entrepreneurs would be hit with higher taxes on money earned through their "fame or image" as part of a Federal Government crackdown, but tax experts warn that people wanting to evade stronger laws could move their residency elsewhere.
The Federal Government is on the hunt for revenue lost due to potential underreporting of income or outright tax avoidance by individuals earning money from sharing economy services.