Australia

Latest Edition - Wednesday 10 February 2016 

(1) OECD appoints new head of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division
(2) Tax and Super Bills introduced into the House
(3) ATO Rulings Released - 10 February 2016
(4) ATO legal database - statutory interpretation episodes
(5) APRA publication of annual superannuation statistics and data

(1) OECD appoints new head of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division

 

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced that Australian tax lawyer, David Bradbury, has been appointed the new head of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division.

 

(2) Tax and Super Bills introduced into the House

 

The Treasurer, Scott Morrison, introduced the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Bill 2016 into the House of Representatives.

 

(3) ATO Rulings Released - 10 February 2016

 

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released 1 Class Ruling.

 

(4) ATO legal database - statutory interpretation episodes

 

On 9 February 2016, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released a series of internal documents, called Episodes.

 

(5) APRA publication of annual superannuation statistics and data

 

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released a letter to Registrable Superannuation Entity licensees regarding the publication of annual superannuation statistics and confidentiality of superannuation data.

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