Date posted: 25/10/2019 4 min read

Recent Australian tax advocacy

A round up of recent Australian tax advocacy activities.

In brief

  • Recent CA ANZ advocacy activities
  • Recently finalised consultations


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Recent Activities

During October, CA ANZ’s Australian Tax Team’s advocacy activities included:

  • Participation in ATO teleconference on deceased estates and access to information
  • Attendance of the ATO Professional Firms Structure working group meeting
  • Participation in the Board of Taxation roundtable meeting for the review of the corporate tax residency rules
  • A submission on draft TD 2019/D6 and TD 2019/D7 to the ATO dealing with a non-resident beneficiary of a resident trust and capital gains
  • A submission on draft PCG 2019/D4 to the ATO which deals with proposed changes to allow the ATO to estimate a taxpayers’ GST liability
  • Justified Trust for Private Groups workshops with the ATO in Adelaide and Perth
  • Tax updates for CAs in Adelaide and Perth

Review of the Tax Practitioners Board

The review of the Tax Practitioners Board report will be provided to Government by 31 October 2019. CA ANZ will closely monitor this and any recommendations made. A dedicated website has been set up with our contributions to the review. 

Recently Finalised Items

CA ANZ has recently submitted on a number of submission including:

Have your say: open Australian consultation items

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Members are encouraged to stay engaged in the consultation process and share suggestions and feedback.

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