ATO eyes legal fight against BHP, Rio hubs

Original article by Nick Tabakoff
The Australian – Page: 17 & 20 : 5-Dec-17

Tax commissioner Chris Jordan says the Australian Taxation Office may take BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto to court over their use of Singapore marketing hubs. Jordan claims that the use of such hubs is reducing Australia’s tax base, and getting some "judicial guidance" on their use may be the best way forward. BHP and Rio Tinto are both embroiled in large tax disputes with the ATO over their use of the marketing hubs.

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AUSTRALIAN TAXATION OFFICE, BHP BILLITON LIMITED – ASX BHP, RIO TINTO LIMITED – ASX RIO

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