The Minister for Industry, Ian Macfarlane, and the Assistant Treasurer, Arthur Sinodinos, have released for consultation the discussion paper Exploration Development Incentive: Policy Design.
The 2014 Autumn sittings of Parliament will resume next week, with the House of Representatives and the Senate both sitting from 17 March to 20 March 2014.
The House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications will commence a new inquiry investigating ways to improve infrastructure planning and procurement and whether Governments are prepared for future challenges they face in delivering major projects.
On 11 March 2014, the Assistant Treasurer, Arthur Sinodinos indicated in a ABC Lateline interview that next week the Government will introduce in Parliament its changes to the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) rules.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) intends to issue 1 Taxation Determination, 6 Class Rulings, 4 Addenda and 1 Partial Withdrawal at 2pm on 19 March 2014.
On 14 March 2014, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) withdrew 1 Interpretative Decision.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) issued 1 Practice Statement on 13 March 2014.
- Electronic super audit tool
- Lodging your personal returns under the lodgment program framework
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will be hosting a live webcast update on the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project, on 2 April 2014 at 1:00am Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT).
The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has released information on a notification option for becoming registered as a tax (financial) adviser.
The NSW and Commonwealth governments will launch an initiative to mobilise Australia’s $1.8 trillion in retirement savings to turbocharge the nation’s infrastructure.
On 13 March 2014, the CEO of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), Pauline Vamos, gave an address to ASFA's 3rd Asia-Pacific Pension Forum, held in Beijing, China.