In media release No 40 issued on 23 December 2011, the Chairman of the Board of Taxation, Chris Jordan, announced that the Board is inviting written submissions to assist it in developing its advice to the Treasury on the establishment of a Tax Studies Institute (TSI).
The Treasurer, Wayne Swan, announced on 5 October 2011 that the Government will provide seed funding of $1 million per year (for three years) to establish a TSI. The Treasury has asked the Board to provide advice on desirable ways forward in relation to the design and establishment of the TSI.
The closing date for submissions is Monday 30 January 2012. For more information about submissions, go here