Privileges and Immunities Determinations amended re tax concessions [3]

The Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession Scheme) Amendment Determination 2013 (No 1) was registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments on Thur 22.8.2013. It amends the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Indirect Tax Concession Scheme) Determination 2000 to create new and amend existing Indirect Tax Concession Scheme (ITCS) packages which provide tax concessions…

NZ to introduce legislation to allow Accounting bodies to merge and accountants to incorporate [96]

NZ Commerce Minister Craig Foss has announced reforms to 3 areas of regulation regarding accounting and auditing services in New Zealand. The reforms are to be included in an Accounting Infrastructure Reform Bill, which will be introduced to the NZ Parliament later in 2013. The proposed reforms will: enable the New Zealand Institute of Chartered…

Joint ‘Payroll Tax’ website launched for harmonized law and rulings [90]

The Commissioners from Revenue Offices in each Australian state and territory have on Thur 25.7.2013, launched a joint payroll tax website (www.payrolltax.gov.au). The website builds on work undertaken over the last 6 years to harmonise payroll tax administration across the jurisdictions. The website currently features a “one-stop location” for harmonised payroll tax information, including a…