BHP unpaid tax bill may exceed $522m

BHP unpaid tax bill may exceed $522m

AAP BHP Billiton has been hit with a $522 million tax bill that could rise well beyond that over the use of its Singapore office to shift profits. The mining giant, Australia's largest taxpayer and company by market value, has vowed to contest the Tax Office's bill even though investigations into the alleged use of BHP's Singapore marketing hub are continuing. The Tax Office has completed a look…

Australian Markets

 

Company Finances

  • Chipotle finishes removing GMO ingredients from its food Associated Press - 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food, making it the first national fast-food chain to do so. The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ...

  • Chipotle: Transition to non-GMO ingredients complete Associated Press - 2 hours 20 minutes ago
    Chipotle: Transition to non-GMO ingredients complete

    Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ingredients, but was working on changing a tortilla. ...

  • ZAGG Introduces InvisibleShield HD(R) for Apple Watch GlobeNewswire - 2 hours 29 minutes ago

    SALT LAKE CITY -- ZAGG Inc , the makers of the #1 selling, industry-standard InvisibleShield(R) protective films for mobile devices, today announced the InvisibleShield(R) HD(R) face protector for the ...

  • Research and Markets: Wine Market in Asia to 2020: Market Guide 2009-2014 & 2015-2020 Business Wire - 6 hours ago

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s9dghk/wine_market_in ) has announced the addition of Canadean Ltd's new report "Wine Market in Asia to 2020: ...

  • Kansas smokers unhappy with proposal for cigarette tax hike Associated Press - 23 hours ago

    Kansas smokers are upset about plans to sharply increase the cigarette tax to help fill a budget hole created by Gov. Sam Brownback's income tax cuts and say they will take their business to Missouri or ...

  • European authorities stop illegal horse meat network Associated Press - Sun, Apr 26, 2015 3:20 AM AEST

    European authorities say police in several countries have detained 26 people in a crackdown on an organized crime network accused of trading in illegal horse meat. Eurojust, the EU agency for judicial ...

  • Final Glance: Food companies Associated Press - Sat, Apr 25, 2015 10:08 AM AEST

    Shares of some top food companies were mixed at the close of trading: ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $.01 or percent, to $37.52. General Mills Inc. rose $.09 or .2 percent, to $56.38. Hormel Foods Corp. fell ...

  • Final Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - Sat, Apr 25, 2015 10:08 AM AEST

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies were mixed at the close of trading: General Electric Co. fell $.05 or .2 percent, to $26.80. Snap-On rose $1.21 or .8 percent, to $153.93. Stanley Works ...

  • Final Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - Sat, Apr 25, 2015 10:08 AM AEST

    Shares of some top beverages companies were mixed at the close of trading: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR rose $1.22 or 1.0 percent, to $123.72. Coca-Cola Co. fell $.06 or .1 percent, to $40.89. Dr Pepper Snapple ...

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Associated Press - Sat, Apr 25, 2015 10:08 AM AEST

    Shares of some top autos companies were mixed at the close of trading: Ford Motor Co. rose $.01 or .1 percent, to $15.77. General Motors Co. fell $.33 or .9 percent, to $35.59. Honda Motor Co. rose $.26 ...