The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will be holding a public consultation on the discussion draft on transfer pricing documentation and country-by-country reporting on 19 May 2014 in France.
On 18 October 2013, the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) released a report entitled Trends in Australian Government receipts, which looks at Australian Government receipts over the period from the 1982-1983 financial year, to the 2012-2013 financial year.
On 9 April 2014, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released 2 Draft Taxation Rulings, 2 Taxation Determinations, 1 Class Ruling, 2 Addendum, 2 Withdrawals and 2 Draft law Administration Practice Statements.
The Self Managed Superannuation Funds (Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements – In-House Asset Exclusion) Determination 2014 was registered on 10 April 2014.
On 14 March 2014, the Minister for Industry, Ian Macfarlane issued a combination certificate for production licences for the purposes of the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987 and related Acts.
On 15 April 2014, the Financial Services Council (FSC) issued two media releases calling on the government to consider changes to access to superannuation, the age pension, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
On 14 April 2014, the Attorney General, George Brandis announced the appointment of Jacqueline Sarah Gleeson as a Judge to the Federal Court of Australia (FCA).
On 15 April 2014, the Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Warren Truss issued a media release announcing the appointment of John Fitzgerald as the interim Acting Australian Government Infrastructure Coordinator, pending the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer as part of the government’s reforms to make Infrastructure Australia more independent and transparent.
On 16 April 2014, the Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, issued a media release announcing the release of an Issues Paper for the Competition Policy review.