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The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) submission on non-final withholding tax
28 Nov 2014
The ABA commented on the International Taxation Unit's Discussion Paper, 'Non-Final Withholding Tax on Transactions Involving Taxable Australian Property'
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The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) submission to the Board of Taxation Secretariat
30 May 2014
The ABA provided a submission to the Board of Taxation Secretariat on the Review of the Debt and Equity Tax Rules
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on draft FATCA legislation on tax and superannuation
12 May 2014
The ABA commented on Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No#) Bill 2014: FATCA and accompanying Explanatory Memorandum.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Thin Capitalisation
14 Mar 2014
The ABA responded to the Board of Taxation on the Review of the Thin Capitalisation Arm's Length Debt Test.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Enhanced Third Party Reporting, pre-filling and data matching
11 Mar 2014
The ABA commented on the Australian Government discussion paper, ‘Improving tax compliance – enhanced third party reporting, pre-filling and data matching’.
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Australian Bankers’ Association’s submission to The Treasury on Tax Agent Services Act (TASA): Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No.#) Bill 2013: Tax agent services
11 Mar 2013
Australian Bankers’ Association’s submission to The Treasury on Tax Agent Services Act (TASA): Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No.#) Bill 2013: Tax agent services
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Amendments to the Taxation of Financial Arrangements Stages 3 and 4
15 Feb 2013
The ABA provided comments to Treasury on amendments to TOFA Stages 3 and 4
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Australian Bankers’ Association’s (ABA) submission to Business Tax Working Group Secretariat, The Treasury re Business Tax Working Group Discussion Paper
21 Sep 2012
The ABA agrees with the Working Group that Australia should have an ambition to reduce its corporate tax rate over the medium term. A lower rate would improve productivity, drive GDP growth and should lead to increased tax collections for the Government. And as banks are linked to Australia’s economic performance – GDP improvements could also benefit banks because businesses and individuals should increase their demand for banks’ products and services.
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Australian Bankers’ Association’s (ABA) submission to Treasury re Changes to ADI prudential standards from 1 January 2013 – Submission as to necessary income tax change
16 Jul 2012
The ABA would like to see a change to the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (ITAA) in order to mitigate adverse commercial consequences for Australian ADIs and non-operating holding companies (NOHCs) and other regulated financial institutions, from 1 January 2013, as a result of changes to prudential capital standards.
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Australian Bankers’ Association’s (ABA) submission to Treasury re Review of Australia’s Transfer Pricing Rules
2 Feb 2012
In this submission, the ABA provides comments on the review and potential prospective rewrite of Australia’s transfer pricing provisions which are contained in Division 13 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (‘Division 13’) and the retrospective legislative changes which were announced by the Assistant Treasurer in the Media Release No 145.

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