The Taxation Institute is preparing a submission in relation to the Board of Taxation's current review of employee share schemes. The Board has been requested to examine how best to determine the market value of employee share scheme securities and whether shares and rights under an employee share scheme that are provided by start-up, research and development and speculative-type companies should be subject to separate tax deferral arrangements. For a copy of the terms of reference for the review, go here. Comments for incorporation in the submission are due by today, 2 October 2009. They can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Government response to the Board of Taxation Review of the legal framework for the administration of the GST - Second Discussion Paper:
The Taxation Institute's GST Subcommittee is preparing a submission in response to the second discussion paper. The measures referred to in the second discussion paper relate to adjustments, GST self assessment, general law and tax law partnerships, bare trusts, running balance accounts, non-profit sub-entities, and payment of refunds of overpaid GST. For a copy of discussion paper, go here. Comments for incorporation in the submission are due by today, 2 October 2009. They can be sent to: email@example.com.
Consultation Paper: The New Research and Development Tax Incentive:
In the 2009-10 Budget, the Government announced that the existing research and development (R&D) tax concession will be replaced with a new R&D tax incentive from 1 July 2010. On 18 September 2009, the Treasurer and Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research released a consultation paper on the new R&D tax incentive. The Taxation Institute will be preparing a submission on the new R&D tax incentive. For a copy of consultation paper, go here. Comments for incorporation in the submission are due by 15 October 2009. They can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.