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Stories that are tagged 'Retire'

Australia Consults On Tax Relief For Retirement Fund Transfers

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, April 17, 2017

The Australian Government has released draft legislation which expands the tax relief available to superannuation funds when making mandatory transfers of assets as part of the transition to new retirement account rules. Read Full Story


G20 Citizens Favor BEPS Crackdown Over Tax Competition

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, April 3, 2017

Citizens in G20 countries would prefer their government engage in international efforts to improve the functioning of international tax rules than compete for tax receipts, says a new survey. Read Full Story


Aus Pension Industry Calls For ATO Action On Unpaid Super

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has called on the Government to better fund the tax office to audit business for unpaid superannuation entitlements. Read Full Story


Australia Consults On Superannuation Tax Reform

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Australian Government will introduce a new tax exemption for superannuation funds and life insurance companies offering innovative income stream products. Read Full Story


ATO Publishes Rulings On Superannuation Tax Changes

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Australian Taxation Office has published three Law Companion Guidelines, which explain recent changes to superannuation taxation. Read Full Story


LITRG Calls For Rethink On UK Pension Contribution Tax Measure

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, March 3, 2017

Low earners will be particularly hit by the planned reduction in the pension money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) from GBP10,000 (USD12,410) to GBP4,000 a year this April, campaigners have warned. Read Full Story


ACOSS Submits Recommendations For Australian Budget

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Australian Council of Social Services has urged that the Government abolish ineffective tax concessions, introduce a sugary drinks tax, and scrap its company tax proposals. Read Full Story


Australian Tax Agency Explains Spouse Tax Offset Change

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Australian Taxation Office has issued guidance on changes to the spouse tax offset that will enter into force on July 1. Read Full Story


US Congress Receives Flexible, Tax-Free Savings Bill

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, February 9, 2017

On February 7, Senator Jeff Flake and Representative Dave Brat reintroduced a bill into the US Congress that would create flexible, tax-free savings accounts. Read Full Story


Report Analyzes Unpaid Australian Superannuation Guarantee

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, January 30, 2017

Industry Super Australia has released figures that it says show that unpaid Superannuation Guarantee is costing workers tens of thousands of dollars. Read Full Story




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