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35 tax and related Bills stuck in Parliamentary logjam

December 19, 2017

Federal Parliament might have gone for the year, but there are a substantial number of tax and related Bills that are still before Parliament in respect of which debate will not resume until 2018. They include some important amendments affecting a wide range of taxpayers. Issue 52 of Thomson Reuters 2017 Weekly Tax Bulletin lists 35 such […]

35 tax and related Bills stuck in Parliamentary logjam

35 tax and related Bills stuck in Parliamentary logjam

Federal Parliament might have gone for the year, but there are a substantial number of tax and related Bills that are still before Parliament in respect of which debate will not resume until 2018. They include some important amendments affecting a wide range of taxpayers. Issue 52 of Thomson Reuters 2017 Weekly Tax Bulletin lists 35 such […] … Read More

Outstanding draft tax legislation adds to Government’s “to do” list

Outstanding draft tax legislation adds to Government’s “to do” list

Federal Parliament already has a lot on its tax legislation plate for 2018, and that will only be added to by the finalisation of draft tax legislation into Bills in Parliament. Currently, there is a backlog of important draft legislation awaiting finalisation, including: Controversial GST amendments proposing to give effect to the Government’s 2017-18 Budget […] … Read More

BEPs and borders: How to tax the digital economy?

BEPs and borders: How to tax the digital economy?

BEPS implementation is now well underway. The cbC December deadline looms and the ATO steps up its scrutiny of the corporate world. It would seem that global tax reform is unstoppable. Yet one of the international community’s biggest taxation concerns –  the digital economy – remains unresolved. At the IFA Congress in Rio de Janeiro […] … Read More