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Superannuation $500,000 lifetime cap dumped by Government

Superannuation $500,000 lifetime cap dumped by Government

On 15 September 2016, the Coalition Government announced that it will not proceed with its 2016-17 Budget proposal for a $500,000 lifetime cap on non-concessional Read more…

Is tax transparency push really getting out of control?

Is tax transparency push really getting out of control?

The Global push for more and more tax transparency seems to know no bounds. Once upon a time, one’s tax return was a matter between Read more…

Budget superannuation measures - first tranche draft leg released

Budget superannuation measures – first tranche draft leg released

The Government today [Wed 7.9.2016] released exposure draft legislation proposing to give effect to some of its 2016-17 Budget superannuation proposals. This first tranche of Read more…

Tax legn deluge; Apple's €13 billion back-tax bill - Thomson Reuters WTB covers it all

Tax legn deluge; Apple’s €13 billion back-tax bill – Thomson Reuters WTB covers it all

The first sitting week of the 45th Parliament which began on Tuesday 30 August 2016 has seen a deluge of Bills introduced. This has made Read more…

Have you got your BEPS Monster under control?

Have you got your BEPS Monster under control?

What began as an April Fools prank, has quickly evolved into a worldwide phenomenon. If you do not know what I am referring to, back Read more…

Coalition Government returned - now for a tax and super catch-up

Coalition Government returned – now for a tax and super catch-up

The Coalition Federal Government has been re-elected, albeit with a slim majority. The Prime Minister Mr Turnbull announced on 10 July 2016 that Opposition Leader Read more…

A huge week in tax, says Weekly Tax Bulletin

A huge week in tax, says Weekly Tax Bulletin

A day before the 2016 Federal Election doesn’t mean it’s slow news in the tax world. The tax writing team at Thomson Reuters has produced Read more…

Superannuation year-end checklist

Superannuation year-end checklist

Superannuation tax planning has taken on new significance for the year ended 30 June 2016. The proposed Budget changes that are set to restrict the Read more…

Flip-ups to the US for Aussie start-ups

Flip-ups to the US for Aussie start-ups

It is common for Australian founders to commence operations in an Australian company with their shareholding held either directly or indirectly via an Australian discretionary Read more…

Is corporate "tax bashing" getting a little out of hand?

Is corporate “tax bashing” getting a little out of hand?

In case you missed it, international tax reform is “on a roll”. It might be well overdue, but its effects will be dramatic to say Read more…

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Remaining competitive in 2016

Accounting research should be an ongoing priority for every firm, as it helps with remaining competitive.  But many fail to invest in this vital area. Read more…

Developing talent for your firm – a guide to training and empowering the heroes of your firm

The Australian accounting profession is facing a critical skills shortfall at a time when job prospects for the profession remain strong. In this free ebook, Read more…

Chevron Australia Holdings Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation

Currency of Denomination and Credit Spreads Revisited Chevron and the Australian Tax Office (ATO) litigated a 5-year intercompany loan to Chevron’s Australian affiliate involving US$2.5 Read more…

Common mistakes when marketing your accounting firm – free ebook

Everyone makes mistakes, but there are ways to avoid common errors when marketing your accounting business so you can engage effectively with potential clients and Read more…

Accountants and the gender pay gap – infographic

There’s a significant pay gap in the Australian workforce, with women earning on average 24.74% less than men across all industries. Even in the accounting Read more…

Choosing the right accounting research platform for your firm

Accountants rely on the latest research tools and insights to deliver the best service to their tax and accounting clients and position themselves as trusted Read more…

Diversity in the accounting industry – free ebook

Diversity within the workforce is an ongoing challenge for Australian industries, including the tax and accounting sector. In this ebook, we’ll examine the business case Read more…

ATO’s new data matching system – Video The ATO's data-matching system is now very sophisticated and operates on a large scale. The sources it matches are wide and the aim is to check that taxpayers are complying properly with the tax laws.
2015 GLOBAL BEPS READINESS SURVEY REPORT INFOGRAPHIC

Thomson Reuters, in conjunction with International Tax Review™, conducted a survey of  180 tax professionals at multinational companies (MNCs) about their preparations for the OECD’s Base Read more…

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