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Granny flat tax exemption to become law

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 19 APR 2021
... exploitation. The tax implications of granny flats were first flagged by the government in 2018 when it requested the Board of Taxation conduct a review and outline potential reforms to assist the prevention of elder abuse. The Board of Taxation commenced ...

Tax Practitioners Board adds members

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
... Council of Australia's committees, the ATO not-for-profit Stewardship Group and the Advisory Committee for the Board of Taxation. Stephens has a wealth of tax experience and is the managing partner of BDO in Hobart and was previously the managing director ...

Board of Taxation reviews granny flat taxes

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
The Board of Taxation has commenced a review into the tax implications of granny flat arrangements. The board has recently consulted with stakeholders from within the Government including the Department of Social Services, Department of Human Services ...

Government launches TPB review

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2019
... opportunity to "address issues" arising from the Black Economy Taskforce's final report. Former deputy chair of the Board of Taxation, Keith James will chair the review. James' leadership in the tax profession extend to his roles as chair of the Taxation ...

Tax treatment of granny flats under review

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 30 NOV 2018
The Federal Government has requested the Board of Taxation conduct a review of the tax treatment of granny flat arrangements and outline potential reforms to assist the prevention of elder abuse. Under existing tax laws, a homeowner may have to pay ...

Government mulls reforms to tax residency rules

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 JUL 2018
... recommending a person's residency be defined by the number of days they spend in the country in a 12-month period. The Board of Taxation has undertaken a review of what it means to be an Australian resident for taxation purposes, proposing the first ...

New CEO at Board of Taxation

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 29 FEB 2016
Federal Treasury has announced an inaugural chief executive role at the Board of Taxation that will lead the work of the secretariat as well as all communication with industry stakeholders. Secretary to the Treasury, John Fraser, announced on Friday ...

Economist says innovation one small part of growth

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 DEC 2015
... advocated that a significant step to remedy this would be for the government to adopt, without further delay, the Board of Taxation's 2011 recommendation to provide capital gains tax (CGT) treatment for all domestic investors in Venture Capital Limited ...

Tax reform cannot be deferred any longer: AVCAL

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2015
... businesses; continuing to improve proposed new employee share scheme rules for startups; and implementing the Board of Taxation's recent recommendations in relation to debt and equity tax rules. "There are features of our existing tax system which we ...

Funds urge government to reject lift of super threshold

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 23 JAN 2015
Superannuation funds are calling for the government to reject a proposal from the Board of Taxation to lift the superannuation payment threshold for low income and casual workers to $1,350 a quarter. The measure would mean that employees who earn less ...
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