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Taxation: Company information

In this guide you will find many resources to help your study and research in the field of Taxation. There is also a range of learning tools that will allow you to develop your research and study skills.

Company information

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Company websites

Another useful way to find company information is direct from the company website. Look for links to areas such as annual reports, shareholder information, investor's sections, latest announcements, latest media releases, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, about us etc.

What company information can I find?

The following company information is available to you:

  • Annual reports
  • Corporate Social Responsbility (CSR) reports
  • Corporate citizenship reports
  • Sustainability reports
  • Investors' reports

To find these, you can:

1) Search some of the library's company information databases (see Finding company information box).
2) Search a company's website directly.

Finding company information

You can find information such as annual reports, corporate social responsibility (CSR) statements, news, market research and ownership for individual companies. Industry reports such as Datamonitor and Business Monitor International are also available. Some databases below allow you to download and/or manipulate data.

Country and Industry reports

This is a great source for business articles, news reports and industry and country reports.

To find industry reports:

  • Click on the Browse link at the top of the ProQuest homepage
  • Under Industry and Market Research, click on Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports
  • You have the option of browsing numerous industries by subject, location or title

To find reports on business conditions in different countries:

  • Click on the Browse link at the top of the ProQuest homepage
  • Under Country Reports, click on the links of interest
  • From the Business Source Complete homepage, under the section Limit your results, look for Publication Type.
  • Scroll down and select the publication type of interest, for example, Country Report.
  • Enter your search terms (see examples under 'Finding books') and click 'Search'.
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Video Tutorials

Watch these short video tutorials to learn how to use Curtin Library's financial, company and industry databases.

Using Factiva to find company information

Factiva is a great source of news and information on Australian and international companies. To find company information:

  • Click the Companies/Markets tab and then click ‘Company’.
  • Type the name of your company in the ‘Company Name’ box and hit ‘enter’.
  • Click on the name for general information about the company.
  • Click ‘News’ to find a list of recent newspaper articles on the company.
  • In the ‘Reports’ section you can find a comparison with other companies in its industry.

Need help with Factiva & Orbis?

If you need some help to search Factiva, see our interactive tutorial on Searching Factiva for company information

You can also contact us.

If you need some help searching Orbis for company information, see the tutorial on: