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Australian Tax Changes For Self-Managed Super Funds Effective

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Friday, October 11, 2019

Australia has enacted new integrity measures included in the Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 affecting self-managed super funds.Read Full Story


Exporters Urge Int'l Reform To Simplify VAT Compliance

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 20, 2019

The International Chamber of Commerce has warned that micro-, small-, and medium-sized businesses' growth prospects are being stymied by complex indirect tax regimes. It has released an issues brief that is intended to contribute towards international reform talks being led by the World Trade Organization. Read Full Story


OECD Says Pace Of Global Tax Reform Has Slowed

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, September 5, 2019

The pace of tax reform has slowed across most leading economies, a new report from the OECD says, calling for bolder tax reforms to address future challenges.Read Full Story


Glencore Wins AUD92m Transfer Pricing Case In Australia

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Australia's Federal Court issued a decision in favor of mining company Glencore on September 3, 2019. The case centered on whether dealings between Swiss parent Glencore International AG and an Australian subsidiary breached transfer pricing rules in relation to the sale and purchase of copper concentrate in the 2007-09 years.Read Full Story


Australian High Court Allows Use Of Leaked Data In Tax Probes

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Australian Taxation Office has welcomed a significant ruling from Australia's High Court, which enables the tax agency to use information obtained from data leaks, even if leaked from a law firm.Read Full Story


Australia May Make Directors Liable For Unpaid GST In Folded Companies

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Legislation before Australia's parliament would make company directors liable for a failed company's GST liabilities in certain circumstances. Read Full Story














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