Jason Ward is Principal Analyst at the Centre for International Corporate Tax Accountability & Research (CICTAR).
Ward has been a frequent commentator on corporate tax issues as an analyst and spokesperson for the Tax Justice Network – Australia (TJN-Aus). He is currently an adjunct senior researcher with the University of Tasmania’s Institute for the Study of Social Change. Over the last several years, Ward has conducted in-depth research on Chevron, Exxon, the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT). This included two reports on Exxon tax avoidance to the Senate Inquiry on Corporate Tax Avoidance on which this article is largely based. Ward is the author of a 2018 TJN-Aus report on the tax practices of the largest for-profit aged care companies and a report on the tax practices of Serco and other outsourced service and labour hire corporations with large ATO contracts.
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