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 ›

Winners Announced for ATO’s ‘Tax, Super and You’ Competition

In the 2018 Australian Taxation Office Tax Super + You competition, students from year 7-12 across Australia developed a campaign pitch showing how they would… Read More ›

PBO: National Fiscal Outlook Has Improved, but There Are Risks

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has released the report ‘National Fiscal Outlook: As at 2018–19 Budgets’. The report is an annual publication providing a national… Read More ›

Over a Hundred Jurisdictions Meet in Fight Against Tax Evasion

The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes  held its annual meeting in Punta del Este, Uruguay on 20-22 November, bringing… Read More ›