Category: Tax

Is Australia actually open for business?

The first day of financial year always brings with it a multitude of tax changes. Two of the biggest tax changes this year are the Diverted...

Turnbull flags tax cuts

Turnbull flags tax cuts

The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has foreshadowed the prospect of tax cuts in the next Federal budget in May next year. These would come...

ATO to investigate global tax avoidance

ATO to investigate global tax avoidance

The Australian Taxation Office says it will use information from the Paradise Paper to investigate Australians caught up in global tax...

Trump tax overhaul under fire

Trump tax overhaul under fire

US President Donald Trump’s plans to overhaul the tax system is facing growing opposition from select interest groups, and criticism from...

Donald Trump confident that tax plan will be up by year-end

Donald Trump confident that tax plan will be up by year-end

US President Donald Trump says he is optimistic that Congress will pass his tax plan by the end of the year. Speaking on Fox News on Sunday...

WA’s finances hit as Libs kill off gold tax

WA’s finances hit as Libs kill off gold tax

The Liberal Party will block the WA government’s controversial tax on gold in the Upper House, leaving the state government with a $400...

Productivity Commission recommends tweaking GST

Productivity Commission recommends tweaking GST

The draft Productivity Commission report into the goods and services tax carve up between the states has recommended keeping then formula...

WA threatens bank tax

WA threatens bank tax

West Australian Treasurer Ben Wyatt has warned the Turnbull government his government will introduce a bank tax if his state doesn’t get...

Labor makes GST pitch for WA

Labor makes GST pitch for WA

Labor leader Bill Shorten has stepped up pressure on the Turnbull government by pledging to create a $1.6 billion fund for Western...

ATO reports more outages

ATO reports more outages

The Australian Taxation Office has confirmed that its systems have been hit with 10 more website outages this year. That does not include...