ATO Releases Corporate Tax Transparency Report for 2016–17 and Large Corporate Tax Gap Report for 2015-16

Corporate Tax Transparency Report for 2016–17 This is the fourth annual report on corporate tax transparency released by the Australian Tax Office (ATO). The report… Read More ›

OECD: Improvements to Pension Systems Have Made Them Better Placed to Deliver Pensions

Improvements in the design of pension systems over the last decade in OECD countries have made them more financially sustainable and governments should now focus… Read More ›

ANU CSRM Working Paper on Optimal Policy Modelling

Optimal policy modelling: a microsimulation methodology for setting the Australian tax and transfer system CSRM Working Paper 10/2018 Authors: Ben Phillips, Richard Webster & Matthew… Read More ›

Productivity Commission to Review Australian Remote Tax Assistance

The Productivity Commission has been requested by the Government to undertake a review into remote tax assistance to ensure it remains fair and contemporary. The… Read More ›

Taxes on the Rich and Carbon Among Progressives’ Proposals for Democratization of Europe

Four new European taxes are among progressive proposals made by a group of prominent Europeans to create a fairer Europe. The proposals are detailed in… Read More ›

Tax Revenues in OECD Countries Continue Increasing as the Tax Mix Shifts Further Towards Corporate and Consumption Taxes

Tax revenues in advanced economies have continued to increase, with taxes on companies and personal consumption representing an increasing share of total tax revenues, according… Read More ›

Treasury Consultation on the Early Release of Superannuation Benefits

Review of the early release of superannuation benefits; closes on 15 February 2019. The Government has released for a second round of consultation an issues… Read More ›

Latest IMF F&D Magazine: Rethinking the Social Contract in the Age of Insecurity

The latest issue of IMF’s Finance & Development magazine, produced in partnership with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), explores the need… Read More ›

Asian and Pacific Economies: Decreases in Tax Revenue Highlight Need to Broaden Tax Bases, says OECD

The fifth edition of Revenue Statistics in Asian and Pacific Economies – released on 29 November 2018 – shows that tax-to-GDP ratios fell in most… Read More ›

International Tax Agenda Discussed at G20

The 2018 meeting of the G20 Leaders’ Summit took place in Buenos Aires, Argentine on 30 November and 1 December and international tax agenda was… Read More ›