Australian Taxation Office

New or updated materials on ATO website, including:

Tax Function of the Future

PwC will host a global webcast on the Tax Function of the Future: Unlocking the power of data and analytics on Wednesday 18 November at 4am (AEDT), during which Tax Reporting & Strategy specialists will discuss how streamlining the data collection and management process enables the tax function to shift its focus from gathering data to analysing data to participate more strategically within the organisation. Registration for this event is now open, and a recording will be available after the event.

Progress of Bills

Customs Amendment (China-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2015 andCustoms Tariff Amendment (China-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2015, which together seek to implement the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, were passed by the House of Representative yesterday. These Bills will now progress to the Senate, which next sits from Monday 9 November 2015.