Digital Economy

Tax Reform on Gas Is Welcome, But Other Difficult Issues Lie Ahead

The government’s surprise move to address the way tax revenue is collected for gas projects is a welcome reform, but Australia still has a long… Read More ›

Australia’s Tumultuous Road Towards Taxation of Bitcoin and Other Crypto-currencies

In 2013, the price of Bitcoin, the most popular and valuable of all the crypto – or digital – currencies, exceeded the psychological barrier of… Read More ›

Sharing the Burden: Taxation of the Peer-to-Peer Economy

Within less than a decade, companies such as Uber, Airbnb, and TaskRabbit have become an integral part of the personal and social experience globally. Services… Read More ›

International Taxation in the Digital Economy: Challenge Accepted?

The digitalization of the economy is considered as a key driver of innovation, economic growth, and societal change. At the same time, it poses a… Read More ›

The ‘Netflix Tax’: What Can We Learn from the EU-MOSS Scheme?

Australia’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be extended to all imports of digital goods and services by consumers in Australia from 1 July 2017.… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2016: FinTech Reforms to save Australia’s Digital Currency Industry?

 The 2016-2017 Budget referred to a suite of proposed changes designed to promote the financial technology or “FinTech” industry, particularly in the context of ‘technological… Read More ›