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Tax highlights 2014

Key developments in tax

Our synopsis of the latest tax legislative developments, cases, announcements and ATO information and releases. Subscribe to Tax highlights, for the latest tax information delivered directly to your inbox.

Tax highlights: 15 December 2014

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In this week’s Tax highlights, we feature:·        

  • Tax measures announced as part of MYEFO:  A number of tax measures were announced as part of the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook including a deferral of the start date of the measure to deny access to the R&D tax offset to large groups, an extension of the statutory effective life of in-house computer software and an announcement that the Government will not proceed with a targeted anti-avoidance provision to address certain ‘conduit’ arrangements involving foreign multinational enterprises  
  • Tax Reform – Issues Paper expected:  The first Issues Paper for consultation as part of the development of the White Paper on the Reform of Australia’s Tax System is expected to be released shortly.  We set out some frequently asked questions concerning the process for the release of the Tax Reform White Paper
  • Reform of the Federation – Issues Papers released:  As part of the process for the development of a White Paper on the Reform of the Federation, the Government has released two further Issues Papers, namely Roles and Responsibilities in Housing and Homelessness, and Roles and Responsibilities in Health.  The timetable for the development of the Federation White Paper has changed, with the release of the Green and White Papers now deferred

Plus we provide our synopsis of the latest legislative developments, cases, announcements, and ATO information and releases.

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Tax highlights: August 2014 archive

  • Tax highlights: 25 August 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Individuals and family groups, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 18 August 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Individuals and family groups, Superannuation, State and Territory taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 11 August 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Individuals and family groups, Non-profit organisations, Indirect taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 4 August 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Individuals and family groups, Indirect taxes, State and Territory Taxes, International tax.

Tax highlights: July 2014 archive

  • Tax highlights: 28 July 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Individuals and family groups, Non-profit organisation, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 21 July 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Individuals and family groups, Non-profit organisation, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 14 July 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Individuals and family groups, Indirect taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 7 July 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Individuals and family groups, Indirect taxes, State and Territory Taxes, International tax.

Tax highlights: June 2014 archive

  • Tax highlights: 23 June 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Indirect taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 16 June 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Non-profit organisations, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 10 June 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Indirect taxes, State and Territory taxes, International tax.

Tax highlights: May 2014 archive

  • Tax highlights: 19 May 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, State and Territory taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 12 May 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Indirect taxes, State taxes, International tax.

Tax highlights: April 2014 archive

  • Tax highlights: 28 April 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Indirect taxes, International tax, Indirect taxes.
  • Tax highlights: 22 April 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 14 April 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 7 April 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, International tax.

Tax highlights: March 2014 archive

  • Tax highlights: 24 March 2014 
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Non-profit organisations, State and Territory taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 10 March 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, State and Territory taxes, International tax.

Tax highlights: February 2014 archive

  • Tax highlights: 24 February 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Non-profit organisations, Superannuation, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 17 February 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Non-profit organisations, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 10 February 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Individuals and family groups, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, State and Territory taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 3 February 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Non-profit organisations, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, State and Territory taxes, International tax.

Tax highlights: January 2014 archive

  • Tax highlights: 20 January 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Employment taxes, Individuals and family groups, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, International tax.
  • Tax highlights: 14 January 2014
    Key developments, Business tax, Individuals and family groups, Non-profit organisations, Superannuation, Indirect taxes, International tax.

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