The Tax Institute is the most respected and influential contributor to the development of tax policy and administration in Australia. As part of this contribution, we prepare top level submissions on tax policy, administration and technical matters at both Federal and State levels. Non-confidential submissions prepared from 1996 onwards and covering legislation, ATO and Treasury consultative documents and papers, as well as rulings, determinations and a range of other ATO opinion and guideline documents, are available here.
09 Aug 2016
On 4 May 2016, The Tax Institute lodged a submission with the Commissioner of State Revenue to request the Commissioner consider issuing further guidance in relation to the new duty payable by foreign purchasers that was introduced into the Duties Act 2000 (VIC) (Duties Act) in 2015. We received a response to our submission (dated 15 July 2016). This submission and the Acting Commissioner's response can be viewed here.
14 Jul 2016
The Tax Institute wishes to make a submission on the tax disputes process in relation to private rulings. In this submission, we have outlined our concerns regarding the current process, as well as potential solutions.
24 May 2016
The Tax Institute, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia, Institute of Public Accountants and Taxpayers Australia have recently prepared a Joint Bodies submission in relation to Taxation Ruling TR 2016/D1 which deals with the deductibility of expenditure on a commercial website.