Senate Inquiry into Corporate Tax Avoidance Releases Report

An inquiry into tax avoidance and aggressive minimisation by corporations registered in Australia and multinational corporations operating in Australia. The report in two parts can be… Read More ›

CGC Amendment and Customs Fuel Indexation Amendment Not Proceeding

Commonwealth Grants Commission Amendment (GST Distribution) Bill 2015 and Customs Tariff Amendment (Fuel Indexation) Bill 2014 have both lapsed at prorogation and will need to be reintroduced after the… Read More ›

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax: IMF, OECD, World Bank and UN

Details of the platform to intensify the global cooperation on tax issues can be found here.

EY: US International Tax Developments

The link can be found here.

Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership Annual Report Released

The report published by Department of Social Services outlines the key achievements of the partnership in the past year, which includes commissioning five reports including… Read More ›

OECD 2016 Taxing Wages Report Released

Taxing Wages 2016 provides unique cross-country comparative data on the amounts of taxes, SSCs, payroll taxes and cash benefits for eight family-types, which differ by… Read More ›

Commonwealth Grants Commission Releases Update Report 2016

The report works with the same methodologies as the previous year to provide guidance on how the government can achieve horizontal fiscal equalisation. The report… Read More ›

European Commission Releases Action Plan to Modernise VAT

The European Commission has presented an Action Plan setting out ways to reboot the current EU VAT system to make it simpler, more fraud-proof and… Read More ›

Statement on Panama Papers by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría

The statement can be found here.

Tax Treaty Between Australia and Germany Exposure Draft Released by Treasury

The draft outlines new Australian legislation to enact the tax treaty signed in November 2015 by Germany and Australia. The treaty makes some important changes… Read More ›