Closer collaboration between tax authorities around the world is closing the net on tax evaders and the intermediaries who enable their activities, the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) heard on 6 November.
The rapid rise of the digital economy has raised a critical question for governments: how to devise a taxation regime that provides revenue without reducing the benefits that come from digitalisation.
Transforming organisations should actively involve all stakeholders in the journey, ATO deputy commissioner James O’Halloran tells CPA Congress in Melbourne. And that includes clients.
Electric cars might represent the future of road transport, but they also pose a significant taxation and funding dilemma for governments.
Would a bright-line test provide certainty in tax law – or could it erode PAYG?
The ATO is proactively working to help practitioners with smaller clients resolve some of the unique challenges they face with single touch payroll (STP) reporting.
The May Federal Budget announced that from 1 July 2019, celebrities and other famous people will no longer be allowed to license their fame or image rights to another entity, and potentially reduce their tax rate.
India's economic growth has been propelled by government reforms, business innovation and a dynamic young workforce.
The Parliamentary Budget Office report into Australia’s future tax base paints a picture of declining revenues and increasing demands on the public purse.
A small number of tax agents will be subject to increased scrutiny by the Australian Taxation Office.