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What Tax "System?"

"How fair is a tax enforcement system that enables a high-profile Liberal donor to settle his $75 million tax avoidance problem out of court, yet sends a first time offender to jail for three years for a tax fraud of $85,000?.

How does a case of the magnitude of Robert Gerard's slip through the net when a mother of three is taken to court and sent to jail?"

Crikey poses these very valid questions in a piece on its web-site, Read the full piece here - and shake your head and ponder why Robert Gerard has never been prosecuted. Is it too cynical to conclude that Gerard is a well-connected and a major donor to the Liberal Party?


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