The Tax Institute was quoted on 21 September in SmartCompany: ‘Changes to living away from home allowance begin October 1, SMEs warned to get up to speed’ regarding upcoming changes to the living away from home allowance. In the article we say that businesses will need to consider what the transitional rules will mean for any of their current arrangements, and when the new rules start they'll need to make sure they're adhering to those as well.
We were also quoted on 24 September in the Sydney Morning Herald: ‘Company tax likely to stay put’, the Australian Financial Review: ‘Corporate tax cut trade-offs may cost billions’ and Business Spectator: ‘Cut to company tax unlikely’ with regards to The Tax Institute’s submission to the business tax working group on cutting the company tax rate.
Our submission on cutting the rate of company tax also attracted radio attention on the same day with coverage on ABC radio Sydney (6pm) and a lead story on ABC radio Canberra (7pm).
On 24 September we were quoted in the Australian Financial Review: ‘Judge warns of tax threat to foreign investment’ commenting on Justice John Logan’s speech given to the QLD Corporate Tax Retreat where he made comment on Part IVA. In the article we say an eminent Federal Court judge making public comments of this nature shouldn’t be overlooked.
The Tax Institute was mentioned on 25 September in the Australian Financial Review: ‘Business goes head-to-head on tax cut’ with respect to our submission to the business tax working group on cutting the rate of company tax.
We were also quoted on 26 September in the Australian Financial Review: ‘Business tax breaks under threat’ and The Australian: ‘Labor to look for alternative ways to make the public service more efficient’ regarding the company tax cut consultations and possible trade-offs.
On 27 September we were given further mention in the Australian Financial Review: ‘Interest deduction reform wins lukewarm support’ regarding the business tax working group.