Australia

Tuesday 1 September 2015 

(1) Assistant Treasurer Address to the Tax Institute Queensland Tax Forum

(2) National Reform Summit: David Linke - Video
(3) KPMG German Tax Monthly - September 2015
(4) ATO Interpretive Decision – 1 September 2015
(5) ATO update on rental property tax
(6) Treasury Corporate Plan 2015 – 2016
(7) AUSTRAC Corporate Plan 2015-19
(8) ASIC Corporate Plan 2015-16
(9) CEDA retirement report
(10) FOS encouraging SMSF accountants to get membership

(1) Assistant Treasurer Address to the Tax Institute Queensland Tax Forum

 

On 27 August 2015, Assistant Treasurer, Josh Freydenberg delivered an address to the Tax Institute Queensland Tax Forum held in Brisbane.

 

(2) National Reform Summit: David Linke - Video


In this video, David Linke, National Managing Partner, Tax, provides a summary on the Tax Reform Stream during the National Reform Summit held on 26 August 2015.

 

(3) KPMG German Tax Monthly - September 2015

 

KPMG Germany has released a monthly update on the latest tax developments in Germany.

 

(4) ATO Interpretive Decision – 1 September 2015

 

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) withdrew ATO ID 2004/683 Capital Works: construction expenditure area – rental property previously used as display home.

 

(5) ATO update on rental property tax

 

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) issued a media release updating taxpayers on rental property deductions

 

(6) Treasury Corporate Plan 2015 – 2016

 

The Secretary to the Treasury, John Fraser, issued the Corporate Plan for 2015-2016 to 2018-2019 for the Treasury department.

 

(7) AUSTRAC Corporate Plan 2015-19

 

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) released its Corporate Plan for 2015-19.

 

(8) ASIC Corporate Plan 2015-16

 

The Australian Securities & Investment Commi8ssion (ASIC) released its Corporate Plan for 2015-16 to 2018-19, and Focus for 2015-16.

 

(9) CEDA retirement report

 

On 1 September 2015, the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) released a report outlining an overhaul of retirement policy.

 

(10) FOS encouraging SMSF accountants to get membership

 

The Financial Ombudsman Service Australia (FOS) issued a media release encouraging accountants considering an Australian Financial Services license to contact FOS.

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