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2004 - 2005 News archive

RECENT NEWS
 

MEDIA RELEASES

18 Feb 2005 - QLD - Pay-roll start date proclaimed
11 Feb 2005 - Loss Recoupment Rules for Companies - Draft Legislation
11 Feb 2005 - HSH Hotels (Australia) Ltd v Commissioner of State Taxation [2005] SASC 39
11 Feb 2005 - SA Land Tax Relief
10 Feb 2005 - Tax Changes to Help More Australians
8 Feb 2005 - Chief Commissioner of State Revenue v Dick Smith Electronics Holdings Pty Ltd [2005] HCA 3
8 Feb 2005 - $244m Injection into Australians' Retirement Savings
8 Feb 2005 - Williams and Commissioner of Taxation [2005] AATA 113
7 Feb 2005 - Simplified Imputation System: Share Capital Tainting
7 Feb 2005 - Government Consults on Proposed Corporate Governance Reforms
1 Feb 2005 - Penalties for repeated failure to keep good records
24 Jan 2005 - Thin Capitalisation - International Financial Reporting Standards
21 Jan 2005 - Treasury Discussion Paper Released: Review of the Provision of Pensions in Small Superannuation Funds
19 Jan 2005 - Taxation of Foreign branch amounts
19 Jan 2005 - Superannuation Choice - A smooth transition for business and employees
12 Jan 2005 - Government Seeks Public Comment on Choice Regulations
23 Dec 2004 - Vic Revenue Ruling - PT-108 - Employment Agency Contracts Declaration by Clients Exempt Under Section 10
23 Dec 2004 - Tax Office approach to accessing corporate documents
22 Dec 2004 - Income splitting and superannuation
22 Dec 2004 - Board Of Taxation Appointments
21 Dec 2004 - States Receive GST Windfall
20 Dec 2004 - More Time For Consolidated Groups To Make Elections
17 Dec 2004 - Taxpayers' Charter stands up to ANAO scrutiny
16 Dec 2004 - Outcome of the Review of Aspects of Income Tax Self Assessment
15 Dec 2004 - Government Reaffirms Commitment to Transport Industry
15 Dec 2004 - Effective life changes
8 Dec 2004 - Government Fulfils GST Promise to Residents in Retirement Villages
6 Dec 2004 - Superannuation Choice Of Fund Advisory Committee
2 Dec 2004 - Super Co-Contribution Scheme Working for Women
29 Nov 2004 - Super Co-Contribution Off to a Flying Start
18 Nov 2004 - Report by Inspector-General of Taxation
18 Nov 2004 - Government Introduces Five Tax Bills
3 Nov 2004 - Public Consultation On the Transition To Retirement Policy
2 Nov 2004 - Choice of Superannuation Fund Regulations - Release of Consultation Paper
29 Oct 2004 - Draft Legislation on Long-Term Contracts Released for Consultation

2004 Election - Government in Caretaker Mode

23 August 2004: Labor Deceit on Payroll Tax Plans
13 August 2004: Australia-United States Financial Services Discussions
13 August 2004: GST Concessions for Retirement Villages to be Protected
12 August 2004: New Measures to Support the Trucking Industry
5 August 2004: Taxation of Financial Arrangements: Easing Compliance Costs
5 August 2004: Terms of Reference for Review into DIY Super
2 August 2004: Administrative treatment of retrospective legislation
7 July 2004: Super Safety Net Expanded
6 July 2004: Helping Small Business to get on with the Job
6 July 2004: Super Guarantee Reporting Made Simpler for Small Business
30 June 2004: July 1 Super Changes a Sure Bet for Australian Workers
30 June 2004: Fairer Treatment for Small Business Tax Debts
29 June 2004: Funding Boosted for Regulators
27 June 2004: A Week of Super Reforms a Boon for Australian Workers
22 June 2004: 2004-05 NSW Treasury Budget Papers
21 June 2004: Employees to Control Their Superannuation
18 June 2004: Government Delivers Sweeping International Tax Reforms
16 June 2004: Simple Disclosure of Superannuation Fees and Charges
16 June 2004: New Complying Market Linked Pension
15 June 2004: Fuel Excise Reforms
27 May 2004: Commissioner of Taxation v Hart [2004] HCA 26
27 May 2004: Fairer Treatment for Interdependent Relationships
24 May 2004: 'At Call' Loans Red Tape to be Cut for Small Business
11 May 2004: 2004-05 Budget papers and media releases
11 May 2004: Taxation and Superannuation Compliance
11 May 2004: 2004-05 Budget - Market Regulation Measures
11 May 2004: Australian Prudential Regulation Authority - Strengthened Capabilities
11 May 2004: All States and Territories Better Off From GST
11 May 2004: Small Business Tax Simplification
11 May 2004: Offshore Petroleum Exploration Incentive
11 May 2004: Increase in Fringe Benefits Tax Exemption Thresholds for Long Service Award Benefits
11 May 2004: Fringe Benefits Tax Concessions for Public Ambulance Services
11 May 2004: Support for Organisations Affected by Eligibility Changes to Fringe Benefits Tax Concessions
11 May 2004: Final Response to the Charities Definition Inquiry
11 May 2004: Wine Industry Assistance
11 May 2004: Boosting Retirement Savings
11 May 2004: Personal Tax Cuts
11 May 2004: More Help for Families
11 May 2004: GST and Extension of the Concession for Veterans' Cars
11 May 2004: Goods and Services Tax and Barter Trade Exchange Schemes
11 May 2004: Taxation Concessions for Irrigation Water Providers
11 May 2004: Uniform Capital Allowances ? Deductions for the Cost of Acquiring Certain Telecommunications Rights
11 May 2004: Improving the Integrity of the Superannuation System
11 May 2004: Changes Relating to Tax Concessions for Philanthropy
11 May 2004: Income Tax ? Standard Set of Age Criteria for Dependent Child Relation Concessions
11 May 2004: Simplification of Foreign Employment Exemption
11 May 2004: Income Tax Exemption for Certain Military Compensation Payments
11 May 2004: Increase in Medicare Levy Low Income Thresholds
11 May 2004: Phasing Down of the Land Transport Facilities Borrowings Tax Offset Scheme
11 May 2004: Fringe Benefits Tax ? Exemptions And Reporting Exclusions
11 May 2004: Foreign Resident Withholding Arrangements
11 May 2004: Capital Gains Tax Improvements
6 May 2004: Venture capital regime now complete
4 May 2004: Amendments to Super Co-contribution Regulations Open for Public Comment
28 April 2004: Business Coalition's $5b Wish-list but no Word on Reducing Super Fees
30 April 2004: Government Reaffirms the Existing Corporate Taxation Treatment of Options Granted to Employees
15 April 2004: PS LA 2004/1(GA)- Lodgment Opportunity for Family Trust and Interposed Entity Elections.
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7 April 2004: Improved tax loss recoupment rules for companies
6 April 2004: Business to have a say on tax treatment of 'at call' loans
6 April 2004: NSW Mini Budget
1 April 2004: One more year for transition to FBT exemption for payments to worker entitlement funds
1 April 2004: Key International Tax Reforms to Benefit Business
31 March 2004: Government Boosts Safety for Super Funds
29 March 2004: Release Of Discussion Paper on Income Tax Self Assessment
29 March 2004: Review of Income Tax Self Assessment
14 March 2004: Matched Super Extended to One Million More Australians
11 March 2004: Financial Services Reform - A New Era for Financial Services
10 March 2004: Single Figure Disclosure for Super Fees and Charges
1 March 2004: Tax Changes Increase Opportunities for Australian Businesses
25 February 2004: Changes to capital gains tax law
25 February 2004: Australia's Demographic Challenges
25 February 2004: A More Flexible and Adaptable Retirement Income System
23 February 2004: Skilled People are the Key to Success
20 February 2004: Low Income Earners' Matched Super Contributions
18 February 2004: Labor Wide of the Mark on Tax Evasion
11 February 2004: Financial Services Reform Act 2001 - Relief for advice provided by accountants in relation to Self Managed Superannuation
11 February 2004: Commissioner's letter to the Company Chairs on complying with tax
9 February 2004: Inspector-General of Taxation's First Report
6 February 2004: Inspector General's January 2004 Consultation List
5 February 2004: New Australia-Mexico Tax Treaty
30 January 2004: Ministers Enhance the Trans-Tasman Business Environment
16 January 2004: Australia-United Kingdom and Australia-Russia Tax Treaties
1 January 2004: New Land Tax Information Booklet from the NSW Office of State Revenue

CASES

4 Mar 2005 - TelePacific Pty Limited v Commissioner of Taxation [2005] FCA 158
3 Mar 2005 - Reichert and Tax Agents' Board of New South Wales [2005] AATA 188
24 Feb 2005 - Croker v Commissioner of Taxation [2005] FCA 127
21 Jan 2005 - Crane and Commissioner of Taxation [2005] AATA 61
20 Jan 2005 - Ashworth and Commissioner of Taxation [2005] AATA 54
19 Jan 2005 - Baldwin and Commissioner of Taxation [2005] AATA 44
18 Jan 2005 - G Cassegrain and Co Pty Ltd and Anor and Commissioner of Taxation [2005] AATA 72
6 Jan 2005 - Allseas Marine Contractors SA and Commissioner of Taxation [2005] AATA 7
6 Jan 2005 - Brambles Australia and Commissioner of Taxation [2005] AATA 5
4 Jan 2005 - Kdouh and Commissioner of Taxation [2005] AATA 6
24 Dec 2004 - Flack and Commissioner of Taxation [2004] AATA 1407
24 Dec 2004 - The Taxpayer and Commissioner of Taxation [2004] AATA 1395
23 Dec 2004 - Pridecraft Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation [2004] FCAFC 339
16 Dec 2004 - Drummond and Commissioner of Taxation [2004] AATA 1342
15 Dec 2004 - Myers and Commissioner of Taxation [2004] AATA 1337


NEWS ARCHIVES

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2003 News Archive
2002 News Archive