European Commission Reaches Agreement by Member States for the Automatic Exchange of Information on Country-by-Country Basis of MNCs

The press release can be found here.

Draft Law Companion Guideline Released by the ATO

The Law Companion Guideline expresses the Commissioner’s view on how recently enacted law applies to a class of taxpayers, or to taxpayers generally. The Guidelines… Read More ›

The Treasury Opens Submissions on the Objective of Superannuation

The Treasury is looking for feedback on creating legislation which outlines the objective of superannuation. The primary objective stated in the discussion paper is “To… Read More ›

Senate Report Recommends Passing Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2015

The Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee report outlines key issues and its recommendation about the bill which was introduced into the Senate by… Read More ›

Fact check: Do Most Negative Gearers Earn a Modest Income?

Miranda Stewart and Neil Warren address Treasurer Scott Morrison’s claims that most people negative gearing earn modest incomes. The ABC News report can be found here.

Event 31 March to 1 April: 12th International Conference on Tax Administration

The conference is hosted by UNSW School of Taxation and Business Law. The theme of the 2016 conference is ‘Global trends and developments in service delivery’.… Read More ›

IBP Releases Online Budget Disclosure Paper

The International Budget Partnership have released a paper discussing the online budget disclosure of the 80 countries included in its annual Budget Survey 2015. Online… Read More ›

PBO Releases Data and Report on Variations of Australian Government Revenue and Spending Estimates

The report discusses the impact of policy decisions and parameter variations on variations of revenue and spending as 2015-16 MYEFO. The report finds that policy… Read More ›

New Mandate to BEPS Report Released by OECD and G20

The new mandate to the framework will mean that all countries will now be able to enter into multilateral talks on the BEPS package with… Read More ›

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 ›