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Tax Law

Tax law is the codified system of laws that describes government levies on economic transactions, commonly called taxes.

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A man takes part in a protest against the carbon tax in central Sydney
Australian Carbon Tax Collection Hits $4.1B, Short by $1.2B of Expectation

By IBTimes AU

The Australian government collected $4.1 billion carbon tax in 2012/13, $1.2 billion less than the original projection of $7.7 billion. (Feb 17)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, AUSTRALIA, JULIA GILLARD, TONY ABBOTT

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott addresses during the CHOGM opening ceremony in Colombo
Australia's Carbon Tax Repeal Looms Despite Report Showing Decline in Gas Emissions

By IBTimes AU

The Australian government has previously said it will repeal carbon tax in July following a statement based on new data on greenhouse gas emissions. The Coalition claimed that Labour's carbon tax was only causing "plenty of pain, with no environmental gain. (Feb 06)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, ELECTIONS, TAX POLICY, TONY ABBOTT, CLIMATE CHANGE, RENEWABLE ENERGY

Newspoll: PM Tony Abbott, Coalition Slumps in Ratings While Bill Shorten, Labor Shines

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the Coalition government has failed to outperform the Australian Labor Party in the latest Newspoll. The poll results may be an indication of the Abbott government's collapse as Labor leads as the most preferred political party in a two-party basis. (Dec 10)

MORE TOPICS: TAX POLICY, TONY ABBOTT, GLOBAL WARMING, AUSTRALIA

Coalition, Tony Abbott Perform Poorly in Latest Newspoll; ALP's Bill Shorten Soars High

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott's satisfaction rating has declined in the recent Newspoll survey with personal support falling from 46 per cent to 44 per cent. In contrast, Australia Labour Party and Opposition leader Bill Shorten rose to 33 per cent. (Nov 26)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT

Australia Votes YES to Carbon Tax Repeal, NO to Direct Action Plan; Tony Abbott Releases Social Media Video

By IBTimes AU

Majority of Australians want the carbon tax repealed but don't want Prime Minister Tony Abbott's direct action plan as an alternative policy. In a new poll, 57 per cent of Australians rejects Labour's carbon tax law and only 12 per cent believes in Mr Abbott's policy. (Nov 25)

MORE TOPICS: GLOBAL WARMING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT, CLIMATE CHANGE

Bitcoin Reaches $900 After Positive Reception From US Senate Hearing

By IBTimes UK

The value of bitcoin passed $900 after positive reception from US government agencies at Senate hearing. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, BEN BERNANKE, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ATTORNEY GENERAL

Australia’s 44th Parliament Opens With PM Tony Abbot Introducing Bill to Repeal Carbon Tax Law; MP Bronwyn Bishop Is New House Speaker (VIDEOS)

By IBTimes CA

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott opened the country's 44th Parliament on Wednesday morning by announcing that he will introduce a bill to repeal the carbon tax. It is in fulfillment of his election promise. (Nov 13)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, AUSTRALIA, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, JULIA GILLARD, TONY ABBOTT

New Zealand Kids Getting Fatter with More Television Hours

By IBTimes AU

Kids in New Zealand are packing the pounds and fast becoming couch potatoes, according to a new international study conducted by the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand. (Nov 12)

MORE TOPICS: SOCIAL NETWORKS, MEXICO

Mexico Soon To Approve Junk Food Tax Law To Combat Rising Obesity Deaths

By IBTimes AU

Mexico City is on the final stages of approval of its junk food tax law as part of its plan to fight rising obesity levels in North America. The city is turning to its tax system to impose levies on sugary sodas and fatty foods which were reportedly ... (Nov 01)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, EGYPT, MEXICO, CONGRESS

UK Tax Avoidance: Firms Running NHS Care Services 'Avoid Millions in Tax' Due to Legal Loophole

By IBTimes UK

The Independent claims nine companies using the quoted Eurobond exemption. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: INVESTMENT