16 Mar 12 The Tax Institute in the media
The Tax Institute was quoted in the Australian Financial Review on Tuesday 13 March: “Federal group weighs business tax trade-offs” in relation to trade-offs being considered by the Government’s Business Tax Working Group in return for a better treatment of losses.
Our 27th National Convention and numerous speakers were extensively mentioned on Thursday 15 and Friday 16 March in the Australian Financial Review: “Constitution will rule on modern taxes: judge”, “Trusts are OK for tax planning, says Treasury”, the Sydney Morning Herald: “Tax shake-up delay will allow more consultation, says Treasury official”, The Age: “Trusts taxation overhaul may be delayed beyond election”, Ninemsn: “Project Wickenby not done yet: ATO boss”, “Big tax reform may be difficult”, Sky News Australia: “Big tax reform may be difficult”, The Australian/News.com.au/Herald Sun: “Big tax reform may be difficult – Swan”. We were also quoted in SmartCompany: “Government under pressure to raise small business threshold as tax cut debate continues” as well as the Australian Financial Review: “PM flags ‘journey’ on company tax cuts”, “Call for uprated small business entity”, “Small businesses set to get bigger” and “Swan signals relief for loss-making businesses” . We issued a media alert on Monday 12 March regarding the National Convention.
Robert Jeremenko was interviewed live on ABC 24 Breakfast News TV on Thursday 15 March in relation to company tax cuts and the need for broader tax reform. He was also interviewed live on Friday 16 March on SkyNews Business TV.