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EY Tax Policy Submission Enhancing ATO powers to cover gaps in the tax law, concessionally to the benefit of taxpayers, using extra statutory concessions or concessional legislative instruments. 2014041717 April 2014
Tax Alert - April 2014 Two new draft transfer pricing Taxation Rulings and new two draft Practice Statements represent the ATO’s first documented view on the new transfer pricing laws. 2014041717 April 2014
Open Tax Announcements and Reviews Listing - March 2014 This listing, prepared by EY, seeks to identify the many tax changes announced and initiated by the Australian Federal Government which have not been legislated. 2014032121 March 2014
Private client services Learn about our personal financial services offering including: domestic and cross border tax planning, estate planning, asset protection, and philanthropic planning. 2014031414 March 2014
2014 Executive Board Remuneration executive summary This report contains analyses of executive remuneration and Board fee quantum and policy information for the 100 largest companies in the S&P/ ASX200 Index (Top 100 companies). 2014031212 March 2014
Investing in Australia Thinking about investing in or moving to Australia? Learn about key tax and immigration considerations and how EY can help. 201403099 March 2014
Government resolves backlog on unlegislated tax measures Businesses need to factor into their forward planning the Australian Government further announcement on the backlog of tax measures. 2013121717 December 2013
Australia's plan for tax announcements backlog Australia’s government to resolve backlog of 92 tax announced measures and 64 will be consulted on by 1 December 2013. EY can advocate for you. 201311066 November 2013
EY listing of announced but unlegislated tax reform measures, including Coalition election promises This listing seeks to identify the many tax changes announced and initiated by the current or previous Australian Federal governments which have not been legislated. 201311011 November 2013
EY listing of announced but unlegislated tax reform measures This listing, prepared by EY, seeks to identify the many tax changes announced and initiated by the Australian Federal Government which have not been legislated. 2013101111 October 2013
Asia Region Funds Passport Pilot: Opportunities for Australian asset managers and diversification Australia, Korea, Singapore and New Zealand have signed an ‘Asia Region Funds Passport’ enabling a multilaterally agreed regulatory framework for cross-border issue of funds. 2013092626 September 2013
Labour market testing The Migration Amendment (Temporary Sponsored Visas) Act 2013, and an array of legislative instruments and new migration regulations came into effect on 1 July 2013. 201306244 July 2013
Visa charges increase: every user pays New visa pricing arrangements are proposed for Australia’s immigration program commencing 1 July, 2013. Learn more here. 2013062626 June 2013
New visa for offshore resources activities proposed and expansion of citizenship by Ministerial discretion The Australian government has introduced legislation to amend the Migration act to extend the definition of the migration zone and introduce a new visa pathway. 2013062424 June 2013
Oil and Gas Update: Impact of ‘Exploration’ case and ‘Esso’ PRRT law changes AAT decision considering meaning of ‘exploration’, and introduction of the 'Esso Amendments' which will have potentially material compliance and financial reporting impacts. Learn more. 2013061212 June 2013
ATO reporting of companies’ taxes – actions for business Recent developments demonstrate how crucial it is for management and boards to understand reasons for their organisation’s tax profile and the impact of public reporting. 201306033 June 2013
QLD Budget 2013-14 Brief Ernst & Young have analysed the 2013 Queensland Budget papers and provided insights in to what the reforms may mean for Queensland business. 2013052727 May 2013
Multinational businesses - financing impact of 2013 Australian Budget Following the Australian Budget, multinational businesses with Australian operations have a large analysis and refinancing task ahead. Read our summary of the key measures. 2013052222 May 2013
2013 - 14 Federal Budget Brief The Government says the Budget will support jobs and growth, but some of its proposed changes may have the opposite effect. Look behind the rhetoric. 2013051515 May 2013
2013 Asia-Pacific R&D incentives Our 2013 edition has been updated to include Japan, as well as highlighting some significant developments in Singapore. Keep abreast of R&D changes here. 2013042410 May 2013
The Tax Agenda In 2013, we are continuing to see business operating at different speeds in Australia. The Tax Agenda examines what the changing tax landscape means for your business and personal tax agenda. 2013042424 April 2013
Human capital carve-out study: strategies for success In our latest study, we highlight trends and leading practices that can help companies use divestments to raise, optimize and preserve capital. Learn more. 2013042222 April 2013
Tax loss incentive for some infrastructure projects A new tax incentive will preserve the economic value of losses for certain designated infrastructure projects. Exposure draft law sets out the proposed rules. 2013041919 April 2013
How super? On Friday 5 April 2013 the Gillard Government announced proposed reforms to make the superannuation system “fairer”. Learn how the changes affect higher wealth individuals. 2013041111 April 2013
New visas for short-term work, business travellers and visitors A new visitor visa framework commenced on 23 March 2013, under which business visitors are not permitted to work in Australia. Learn more. 201304044 April 2013
Removal of capital gains tax discount for temporary residents and non-residents The Government has released for consultation exposure draft legislation and explanatory materials relating to the 8 May 2012 announcement on the capital gains tax discount. 2013031818 March 2013
Tax determination on reasonable food and drink amounts released The ATO has released TD 2013/14 outlining the reasonable food amounts that will apply from 1 April 2013 under the recently enacted LAFH legislation. 2013031818 March 2013
A review of Australia’s new anti-avoidance rules The Australian Government has re-engineered the transfer pricing law for international business transactions and adjusted the general antiavoidance rule (Part IVA, Australia’s GAAR). Read more. 20130304March 2013
Getting on with business - tax agenda for 2013 The tax agenda and priorities are clear following the announced 14 September election date and several major tax initiatives. Find out more about what businesses need to consider while the remaining tax agenda continues to evolve. 2013021313 February 2013
Global indirect tax developments: the shift in 2013 How will the detailed changes in indirect taxation affect your business operations? See updates in more than 100 countries worldwide. 20130228February 2013
Major changes to Australian Transfer Pricing rules This Exposure draft was released on 22 November 2012 to replace Australia's transfer pricing domestic tax rules and introduce significant self assessment and documentation requirements. 201212077 December 2012
Global M&A Tax Trends Survey Report 2012 Our third annual report on tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions is based on responses from 150 tax directors across 14 major markets. 2012100926 October 2012
No Australian company tax rate cut from Business Tax Working Group process Australia's Business Tax Working Group released its draft final report. We explain its significance for ongoing business tax reform and the actions business should consider. 2012100926 October 2012
Qantas 'promise' subject to GST On 2 October 2012, the High Court of Australia found that Qantas' promise to do its best to carry passengers constitutes a taxable supply for GST purposes. 201210099 October 2012
Possible corporate tax rate cuts in Australia The recently released BTWG paper discusses potential lower corporate tax rates and associated funding options. Submissions should be considered to assist in identifying policy. 2012053124 August 2012
Will the ATO be reviewing your tax returns this year? This paper examines which taxpayers can expect a review and specific ATO focus areas for SMEs and wealthy individuals for the 2012/13 financial year. 2012053122 August 2012
The wait is over - Australia’s new transfer pricing rules passed We examine the impact of the new transfer pricing legislation which has the potential to substantially impact taxpayers' past, present and future transfer pricing positions. 2012053121 August 2012
Potential cash back opportunity for SMEs conducting R&D in Australia The introduction of the R&D Tax Incentive has created significant funding opportunity for SMEs conducting R&D. Discover key opportunities, qualifying activities and how to apply. 2012053113 August 2012
2012 global transfer pricing tax authority survey Tax authorities are increasing their transfer pricing staffing and the documentation burden is growing. Learn more about these trends and others in our global survey. 201205318 August 2012
Indirect tax changes impacting your business A number of indirect changes took effect from 1 July 2012. This Tax Insight provides you a summary of the key changes and action items for affected businesses. 2012053130 July 2012
Tax bills - obligations and opportunities for your business Tax bills introduced into Parliament on 24 May 2012 will result in significant changes across a range of business issues. We outline those key changes. 2012053131 May 2012
Tax consolidation: time for business to take action On 18 April 2012, an exposure draft of the law to implement changes to the tax consolidation rules was released. Learn the impact on tax consolidated groups. 201111019 May 2012
Potential cash back opportunity for companies conducting R&D in Australia The introduction of the R&D Tax Incentive from 1 July 2011 has created a significant funding opportunity for companies conducting R&D. Discover the key changes. 201111018 May 2012
International Estate and Inheritance Tax Guide 2012 This guide summarizes the estate tax planning systems and also describes wealth transfer planning considerations in 27 jurisdictions. 201111015 May 2012
Indirect tax in 2012 A review of global indirect tax developments and issues.

2011110126 April 2012
Australian shipping reforms gather momentum New tax incentives for the shipping industry that are expected to be effective on 1 July 2012 and provide important opportunities for consideration. 2011110112 April 2012
PRRT - decisions and obligations ahead On 19 March 2012, the extensions of the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) legislation were passed by the Senate, read our summary. 2011110129 March 2012
MRRT - decisions and obligations ahead In order to be MRRT ready, our tax insight sets out the key decisions you need to make and explores your future obligations. 2011110121 March 2012
Managing tax in a changing environment At this time of significant tax changes, engaging with government has never been more important. We identify responses that business leaders and boards should consider. 2011110120 March 2012
Transfer pricing - get ready, the changes have started... This Transfer Pricing Insight examines the proposed reforms as they currently apply to taxpayers and what actions businesses should take in response. 2011110119 March 2012
Fuel tax reference guide We explore the impact of the carbon pricing mechanism, the ability for companies to opt-in, as well as an overview of ATO compliance activity. 2011110114 March 2012
2011-2012 Tax risk and controversy survey Converging trends have created the riskiest environment for tax controversy the world has experienced in years. Is your organization ready to manage these new risks? 2011110120 February 2012
Queensland to impose duty on mining exploration permits and authorities Queensland exploration permits and authorities will now be subject to stamp duty. Read our brief explanation of this change and how it will impact companies. 2011110114 February 2012
2012 Executive and Board Remuneration Report Draws on our experience advising almost two-thirds of the ASX 200 companies in the last two years with analysis of executive and board remuneration practices. 2011120112 February 2012

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