Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2021-22 Shows Improvement in Budget Deficit

The Australian Government has released the 2021-22 Mid‑Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO), which shows an improvement in the fiscal outlook even after accounting for… Read More ›

Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2022 Open for Registration

Registration is now open for the Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2022. Please note that there are separate web links and closing dates to register, depending… Read More ›

OECD Report: Making Property Tax Reform Happen in China

Making Property Tax Reform Happen in China: A Review of Property Tax Design and Reform Experiences in OECD Countries This report looks at crucial elements… Read More ›

IGTO Announces Three New Review Investigations

The Inspector-General of Taxation and Taxation Ombudsman (IGTO) has announced three new review investigations that they will progress in 2022.   The Australian Taxation Office’s… Read More ›

Latest Corporate Tax Transparency Report Released

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released its seventh annual report on corporate tax transparency. This year’s tax transparency report covers 2,370 corporate entities, of… Read More ›

Australian Treasury Working Paper: The Lifetime Fiscal Impact of the Australian Permanent Migration Program

Authors: Peter Varela, Nicholas Husek, Thom Williams, Richard Maher and Darren Kennedy The Fiscal Impact of New Australians model (FIONA) has been developed by The… Read More ›

Productivity Commission: Inheritances Are Growing in Australia, but Not Driving Inequality

The Productivity Commission has released the first comprehensive research report on wealth transfers in Australia to improve understanding of the impact of inheritances and gifts… Read More ›

OECD Revenue Statistics Report: Government Support Cushions Tax Revenues From the Worst Impacts of the COVID-19 Crisis

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tax revenues was less pronounced than during previous crises, in part due to government support measures introduced to… Read More ›

Open for Submissions: Federal Budget 2022-23

The Australian Government has called for submissions from individuals, businesses and community groups on their views regarding priorities for the 2022-23 Budget. The Pre-Budget Submission… Read More ›

Australian Treasury Consultation: Intangible Asset Depreciation

In May 2021, the Government announced it will allow taxpayers to self-assess the tax effective lives of certain depreciating intangible assets, such as patents, copyrights… Read More ›