Australia

 Tuesday 12 August 2014 

(1) KPMG submission on Australia's Tax Treaty Program
(2) Object or amend?

(3) ATO website update

(4) Shadow Minister comments on Asset Recycling Bills
(5) Australia-ASEAN Partnership - 40th anniversary

 

 

(1) KPMG Submission on Australia's Tax Treaty Program

KPMG Australia has lodged a submission to the Treasury in response to the consultation on Australia's future tax treaty negotiation.


(2) ATO website Update

Deductions - Individuals

  • Claiming work-related expenses?

 

Effective life of assets

  • Assets used in the surveying and mapping services industry

 

Research and Development

  • Help to calculate your clients R&D claim

 

Small Business

  • ATO online newsroom to save business time

 

Self Managed Super Fund

  • Approved self-managed super fund auditors - role and responsibilities


 


(3) Shadow Minister comments on Asset Recycling Bills

On 11 August 2014, the Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Anthony Albanese, issued a media release commenting on the amendments to the package of Asset Recycling Bills, their progression within Parliament, and the Constitutional rules around Budget appropriation bills.

 

(4) Australia-ASEAN Partnership - 40th anniversary

On 8-10 August 2014, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, attended the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN)-Australia Ministerial Meeting in Burma. 

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