Tax Administrations Continue to Accelerate Digital Transformation: OECD Report

Tax administrations are investing significant resources in the development of e-services and digital solutions and are embracing opportunities for fast tracking digital transformation to improve… Read More ›

Australian Government Tax and Transfer Consultations

Expanding Australia’s Tax Treaty Network, Treasury To support the expansion of Australia’s tax treaties network, submissions from stakeholders are sought from 16 September 2021 to 31 October 2021. The… Read More ›

Institute for Government Report: UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: How Successful Has the Furlough Scheme Been and What Should Happen Next? Authors: Thomas Pope and Eleanor Shearer The furlough… Read More ›

OECD Forum on Tax Administration: Administrative Measures to Facilitate Cross-Border Withholding Tax Relief Claims During COVID-19

Tax Administration Responses to COVID-19: Administrative measures to facilitate withholding tax relief claims, published by the OECD Forum on Tax Administration The COVID-19 health crisis… Read More ›

UK Government Unveils ‘Build Back Better’ Health and Social Care Plan

The United Kingdom Government has released a new plan for health and social care, Build Back Better, which it said would tackle the National Health… Read More ›

Think Tank Calls for Higher Income Support Payments to Prevent Pandemic Distress

COVID-19 and Australia’s Mental Health: Preventing Pandemic Distress Through Economic Supports Policy paper published by Australia’s Mental Health Think Tank Temporary government-funded economic supports, JobKeeper… Read More ›

EU Tax Observatory Report: Have European Banks Left Tax Havens?

Have European banks left tax havens? Evidence from country-by-country data Authors: Mona Barake, Giulia Aliprandi & Paul-Emmanuel Chouc This report documents the activity of European… Read More ›

IGTO Survey Results: Investigation Into the Effectiveness of the ATO’s Communication of Taxpayer Rights to Review, Complain and Appeal

The Inspector-General of Taxation and Taxation Ombudsman (IGTO) Karen Payne, has released the results of her community survey into the effectiveness of the ATO’s communication… Read More ›

TTPI Report: Completing Australia’s Retirement Income System

Completing Australia’s retirement income system Authors: Andrew Podger and Robert Breunig The Retirement Income Review (the Review) whose report was released in December 2020 provides… Read More ›

Call for Contributions: Tax Expenditures and Domestic Revenue Mobilisation Workshop

The German Development Institute (DIE), the Council on Economic Policies (CEP) and the Addis Tax Initiative (ATI) will co-organise a workshop on tax expenditures and… Read More ›