ATTA Annual Conference 2019 Next Week

The 31st Australasian Tax Teachers’ Association (ATTA) Conference 2019, hosted by the Curtin Law School, will take place on Wednesday 16 January 2019 to Friday… Read More ›

Accepting Submissions: Australian Parliament Tax and Transfer Inquiries

Senate Economics Legislation Committee Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Supporting Retirement Incomes) Bill 2018 [Provisions], closing on 18 January 2019. Lower Tax Bill 2018,… Read More ›

Treasury Consultations on 2019-20 Budget and Remaking Sunsetting GST Regulations

2019-20 Pre-Budget Submissions, closes on 1 February 2019 On 19 December 2018 the Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance called for submissions from individuals, businesses… Read More ›

OECD Peer Reviews on BEPS Action 5 Minimum Standard

As part of continuing efforts to improve tax transparency, the Inclusive Framework on BEPS has now assessed 92 individual jurisdictions’ progress in spontaneously exchanging information… Read More ›

Treasury Consultations on Taxation of Income for an Individual’s Fame or Image and Reforming the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax

Taxation of income for an individual’s fame or image, closes on 31 January 2019 The Government is seeking comments from interested parties on its proposed… Read More ›

2018-19 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook Released

The 2018-19 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) has been released. The underlying cash balance is now forecast to improve from a $14.5 billion deficit… Read More ›

Project to Improve Tax Compliance in Indonesia Receives Grant by ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

The project ‘Encouraging Formal Tax Registration of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Indonesia‘ has been granted a 2018 Asia Pacific Innovation Program-Research Development Grant… Read More ›

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 ›