Global Reporting Initiative Releases First Global Standard for Tax Transparency

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has recently released the first global standard for comprehensive tax disclosure at the country-by-country level. The standard enables organizations to… Read More ›

New Book on Malaysia’s Taxation System

Malaysia’s Taxation System: Contemporary Practices, Issues and Future Direction Editors: Mohamed Ariff and Yeah Kim Leng Publisher: Sunway University Press, Malaysia Introduction Malaysia’s Taxation System:… Read More ›

Australian Treasury Consultation on New Deductible Gift Recipient Category

New Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) category for Men’s Sheds and Women’s Sheds, closes on 14 February 2020 (Friday) Treasury is seeking submissions on the draft… Read More ›

OECD Online Courses on International Taxation

The Global Relations Programme, as part of the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, has developed e-learning courses to respond to the growing demands… Read More ›

UK Institute for Fiscal Studies Derived Datasets Available for Download

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has recently made its ‘derived datasets’ from the Living Costs and Food Survey (LCFS) and its predecessors, along with… Read More ›

PBO Information Paper: Behavioural Assumptions and PBO Costings

Australian Parliamentary Budget Office Information Paper no. 01/2020 Behavioural Assumptions and PBO Costings Overview A key role for the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) is to… Read More ›

ACOSS Calls on Government to Increase Disaster Payments

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has written to the Prime Minister with recommendations for immediate actions in response to the bushfire tragedy, with… Read More ›

New OECD Self-Assessment Tool to Help Tax Administrations Tackle Tax Debt and Reduce Administrative Burdens

The OECD recently published two self-assessment maturity models on tax debt management and the reduction of compliance burdens, both critical areas for successful tax administration.… Read More ›

Disaster Payments for Australian Bushfire Victims Will Be Tax Exempt

The Australian Government has announced that disaster relief payments being made to individuals and businesses impacted by the devastating bushfires will be tax exempt. The… Read More ›

National Tax Clinic Program Awarded Further Funding

In the 2019-20 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO), the Australian Government confirmed it would provide $4 million over four years from 2019-20 to fund… Read More ›