The European Parliament formally approved proposals to require EU Member States to maintain public registers of ultimate ownership of EU companies and similar entities.
The Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Employee Share Schemes) Bill 2015 passed the House of Representatives without amendment and now moves to the Senate for consideration.
The Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, introduced the Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business Measures No. 1) Bill 2015 and the Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business Measures No. 2) Bill 2015 into the House of Representatives.
The Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan, introduced the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Penalty Unit) Bill 2015 into the House of Representatives.
The Government announced that the start date of accelerated depreciation for all farmers will be brought forward and now apply from 12 May 2015.
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