Tax transparency paper requires caution

Taxpayers Australia urges taxpayers to exercise caution while analysing the recently published tax details of 321 Australian private companies. Tax transparency paper requires caution The publication of the so-called tax transparency figures to the general public is purportedly to aid public debate about tax policy. “Data supplied by the ATO reveals that this information is

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Tax reform: Has the dialogue ended?

Taxpayers Australia today expressed concern about the fact that the tax reform conversation appears to have given way to an early Federal Budget and a possible double dissolution election.Tax reform: Has the dialogue ended? Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that the Federal Budget will be held on May 3 and that Federal Parliament will

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Boost public trust and confidence in the ATO through good governance

Taxpayers Australia has called for the appointment of a board of directors to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and increased powers for the Inspector-General of Taxation (IGT) in a submission to an inquiry on the external scrutiny of the ATO being conducted by the House of Representatives standing committee on Tax and Revenue. Boost public

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Taxpayers welcomes government’s rethink of backpacker tax

Taxpayers Australia welcomes the Federal Government’s decision to reconsider its stance on taxing holidaymakers from the first dollar earned and forcing farmers to collect withholding tax from their non-resident casual workers. Taxpayers welcomes government’s rethink of backpacker tax Current rules entitle the so-called “backpackers” to a tax free threshold, ensuring a stable source of labour

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The objectives of superannuation: A submission on the future of super

This submission was in response to a request from the Federal Government for feedback on the objective of the superannuation system. We thank our members for their participation and responses. Objectives of Superannuation Download from here. This submission was in response to a request from the Federal Government for feedback on the objective of the

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