Australia

Latest Edition - Wednesday 22 October 2014 

(1) Omnibus (Spring 2014) Bill introduced into the House
(2) Legislation cleared for introduction into Parliament
(3) Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Bill 2014 introduced into the House
(4) Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Bill 2014 introduced into the House
(5) Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2014 introduced into the House
(6) Exposure Draft on disclosure requirements for simple corporate bonds
(7) ATO Rulings released - 22 October 2014
(8) ATO website update

(1) Omnibus (Spring 2014) Bill introduced into the House

On 22 October 2014, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, Josh Frydenberg, introduced the Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2014) Bill 2014 into the House of Representatives.
 
(2) Legislation cleared for introduction into Parliament

On 21 October 2014, the Federal Parliamentary Caucus of the Coalition Joint Party cleared a number of bills for introduction into Parliament. 

(3) Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Bill 2014 introduced into the House
 
On 22 October 2014, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, Josh Frydenberg, introduced the Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Bill 2014 into the House of Representatives.


(4) Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Bill 2014 introduced into the House


On 22 October 2014, the Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, introduced the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Direct Lending and Other Measures) Bill 2014 into the House of Representatives.


(5) Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2014 introduced into the House

On 22 October 2014, Attorney-General, Senator George Brandis, introduced the Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2014 into the House of Representatives.
 
(6) Exposure Draft on disclosure requirements for simple corporate bonds


On 21 October 2014, the Treasury released an Exposure Draft of regulations regarding the disclosure requirements regime for simple retail corporate bonds.


(7) ATO Rulings released - 22 October 2014


The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released two class rulings and two addendas.


(8) ATO website update

  • Targeting tax crime: Project DO IT - October 2014
  • GST imports and exports – common errors
  • Legislated data collection
  • Register to attend an open forum today
  • Join the conversation - future of the tax profession 


 

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