Australian Economic Survey: OECD Calls for Tax Reform and Greater Independent Fiscal Oversight

After rebounding rapidly from last year’s COVID-19 recession, Australia’s economy has weakened due to containment measures to combat new outbreaks of the virus. Once the… Read More ›

ANU RegNet PhD Seminar: How Are Multi-National Corporations Operating in Australia Reacting to Greater Tax Transparency?

Date & time: Tuesday 28 September 2021, 12.30pm–1.30pm Mode: Online via Zoom Speaker: Johan van der Walt In the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis,… Read More ›

AIHW Releases Australia’s Welfare 2021

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has recently released its two-yearly report on the welfare and wellbeing of Australians. Australia’s welfare 2021 brings together… Read More ›

Taxation Ombudsman Releases Investigation Report into JobKeeper Deferrals

The Inspector-General of Taxation and Taxation Ombudsman (IGTO), Karen Payne has released her latest report, which looks at the results of her investigations into the… Read More ›

Tax Administrations Continue to Accelerate Digital Transformation: OECD Report

Tax administrations are investing significant resources in the development of e-services and digital solutions and are embracing opportunities for fast tracking digital transformation to improve… Read More ›

Australian Government Tax and Transfer Consultations

Expanding Australia’s Tax Treaty Network, Treasury To support the expansion of Australia’s tax treaties network, submissions from stakeholders are sought from 16 September 2021 to 31 October 2021. The… Read More ›

Institute for Government Report: UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: How Successful Has the Furlough Scheme Been and What Should Happen Next? Authors: Thomas Pope and Eleanor Shearer The furlough… Read More ›

OECD Forum on Tax Administration: Administrative Measures to Facilitate Cross-Border Withholding Tax Relief Claims During COVID-19

Tax Administration Responses to COVID-19: Administrative measures to facilitate withholding tax relief claims, published by the OECD Forum on Tax Administration The COVID-19 health crisis… Read More ›

UK Government Unveils ‘Build Back Better’ Health and Social Care Plan

The United Kingdom Government has released a new plan for health and social care, Build Back Better, which it said would tackle the National Health… Read More ›

Think Tank Calls for Higher Income Support Payments to Prevent Pandemic Distress

COVID-19 and Australia’s Mental Health: Preventing Pandemic Distress Through Economic Supports Policy paper published by Australia’s Mental Health Think Tank Temporary government-funded economic supports, JobKeeper… Read More ›