Book Launch on March 26: Avoiding Governors: Federalism, Democracy, and Poverty Alleviation in Brazil and Argentina by Dr Tracy Beck Fenwick

Thursday 10 March 2016 4:00pm – 6:00pm, ANU Centre for European Studies   The book launch will be co-hosted by the Australian Centre for Federalism… Read More ›

U.S. Treasury Announces Release of 2016 U.S. Model Income Tax Treaty

The “2016 model” released will be the baseline the U.S. Treasury uses to negotiate tax treaties. The revision released is the first since 2006 and… Read More ›

The Australia Institute: Tax Concessions by Age

The Australia Institute has released figures showing the benefit to younger Australians from the combined tax concessions on superannuation, the capital gains tax discount and negative… Read More ›

The ICTD Government Revenue Dataset Released

The International Centre for Tax and Development has made available its 2015 Government Revenue Dataset. The dataset contains information about the various types of tax revenue… Read More ›

The Treasury Releases Consultation Paper on OECD BEPS Transfer Pricing Recommendations

The consultation paper seeks feedback on issues pertaining to the timing and adaptation of BEPS and transfer pricing guidelines suggested by the report ‘Aligning Transfer Pricing… Read More ›

Parliamentary Budget Office Publishes Mid-year 2015-2016 Fiscal Update

The update shows the fiscal position of the government and net debt relative to the objectives of the 2015-2016 Budget. The update outlines the main… Read More ›

Report on Government Services Released by Productivity Commission

The report aims to measure the performance of government services in Australia through measures of equity, effectiveness and efficiency. The full report can be found… Read More ›

QUT Launches Giving Australia 2015-2016

The Giving Australia Project aims to undertake the largest ever research project into volunteering and charitable giving. The project will examine the role and implications of… Read More ›

International Budget Partnership Releases Open Budget Survey 2015

The Open Budget survey provides an independent, comparative and regular measure of budget transparency and accountability in 102 countries. The results of the survey can… Read More ›

The Treasury Releases Tax Expenditure Statement 2015

The statement published by The Treasury, reports 290 tax expenditures and, where possible, an estimate of their benefit to the taxpayer. A link to the statement… Read More ›