Australia

Latest Edition - Friday 5 February 2016 

(1) Senegal signs convention on mutual assistance
(2) ATO Rulings Issuing - 10 February 2016
(3) ATO website update
(4) Minister for Trade and Investment signs TPP
(5) Industry survey on tariff concessions

(1) Senegal signs convention on mutual assistance

 

On 4 February 2016, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced that Senegal signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (Convention).

 

(2) ATO Rulings Issuing - 10 February 2016

 

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will release 1 Class Ruling at 2pm on 10 February 2016.

 

(3) ATO website update

 

  • myDeductions - App
  • myDeductions - FAQs
  • Troubleshooting for businesses and tax practitioners - online services
  • Additional time to lodge for clients with overdue returns

 

(4) Minister for Trade and Investment signs TPP

 

The Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, signed the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) in New Zealand.

 

(5) Industry survey on tariff concessions

 

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, is conducting a survey evaluating the performance and viability of the Certain Inputs to Manufacture (CIM) programme of tariff concessions.

 

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