ABC Q&A on Tax Cuts, Wage Growth and Inequity

Yesterday’s Q&A on the ABC focused on the economy of Australia with panelists debating on issues such as company and personal tax cuts, wage growth,… Read More ›

Department of Social Services Consultation on Social Security Means Testing of Lifetime Retirement Income Streams

Consultation Period: 16 January 2018 to 16 February 2018 Position Paper Make a submission The Government announced in the 2016-17 Budget that it would address… Read More ›

Job Opportunities at the Australian Government

Department of Parliamentary Services – Senior Researcher – Economics/Tax Closing date: Thursday, 15 February 2018 The Treasury – Division Head, Corporate and International Tax Division… Read More ›

Treasury Consultation on Superannuation Guarantee Integrity Package

This exposure draft Bill is intended to give effect to the Government’s Superannuation Guarantee (SG) Integrity Package, announced by the Minister for Revenue and Financial… Read More ›

Call for Papers – 19th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation

The 19th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation will be held on 26-28 September in Madrid, Spain. The central theme of the conference this year is… Read More ›

Tax Justice Network Releases Financial Secrecy Index 2018

Switzerland, the United States and the Cayman Islands are the worst offenders of financial secrecy, according to a global ranking released by the Tax Justice… Read More ›

IGT Report: Review into Aspects of the Pay as You Go (PAYG) Instalments System

The Review into Aspects of the Pay as You Go (PAYG) Instalments System is the first Inspector-General of Taxation (IGT) review to be undertaken in… Read More ›

Australia Ranks 12th in Its First Open Budget Survey

  The International Budget Partnership has just published the results for the Open Budget Survey 2017—an independent, comparative biennial evaluation of the three pillars of… Read More ›

Treasury Releases 2017 Tax Expenditures Statement

The 2017 Tax Expenditures Statement lists 289 tax expenditures and, where possible, provides an estimate of the dollar value or order of magnitude of the… Read More ›

Release of the 2018 Report on Government Services

The annual Report on Government Services (RoGS) provides information on the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of government services in Australia. The 2018 RoGS will be… Read More ›