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Nick Sherry

Assistant Treasurer

9 June 2009 - 14 September 2010

2009 Media Releases

2009 | 2010

119 23/12/2009 Figures Show Tasmania Can Look to a Hopeful 2010
118 22/12/2009 Small Businesses Need to Hurry to Cash in on Their Christmas Tax Break
117 18/12/2009 Release of Draft Legislation to Repeal Foreign Investment Fund Rules
116 18/12/2009 Draft Legislation to Protect Forestry Managed Investment Scheme Investors
115 17/12/2009 Deductibility of Gifts To Bali Peace Park Association
114 17/12/2009 Tax Deductible Status for Important Environment and Climate Change Organisations
113 17/12/2009 Tax Deductible Status for Eight Australian Aid Funds
112 17/12/2009 Draft Legislation to Change Thin Capitalisation Rules
111 16/12/2009 Australia and Samoa Sign Tax Transparency Agreement
110 16/12/2009 Another Boost for Tax Transparency Program
109 16/12/2009 Release of Report into Personal Services Tax Laws
108 14/12/2009 New Round of GST Administration Reform
107 11/12/2009 Devonport Locals Take to Their Wheels at New Skate Park
106 10/12/2009 Release of Draft Legislation on Tax Treatment of Managed Investment Trusts Disposals
105 09/12/2009 RAGS Plant Upgrade Enriches us All
104 08/12/2009 Australia and Canada Begin Work to Update Tax Treaty
103 02/12/2009 Passage of Budget Bill Delivers $835 Million to Bottom Line
102 02/12/2009 Capital Gains Tax Relief Widened to Assist Irrigators and Operators
101 01/12/2009 Review Findings on Tax Office Settlement Process
100 30/11/2009 Proposed Tax Changes to Provide Certainty to Sovereign Investments
099 30/11/2009 Red Tape Slashed On Excise AdministrationWith Transfer To Tax Office
098 29/11/2009 Reminder to Business: Tax Break Boosts Small Business and Economy
097 26/11/2009 Productivity Commission Review into Bilateral And Regional Trade Agreements
096 26/11/2009 Historic Tax Agent Reforms to Start On March 1
095 26/11/2009 Tax Laws Passed by Parliament Protect $655m in Revenue
094 25/11/2009 Legislation Introduced To Give Effect to New Zealand Tax Treaty and Boost Tax Transparency Agenda
093 23/11/2009 Australian Government to Consider New Approaches to Disability
092 19/11/2009 National Census 2011
091 13/11/2009 Project Wickenby Web Portal Launched
090 13/11/2009 Crackdown on Phoenix Activity
089 12/11/2009 Minister, Explorer Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Burke and Wills Expedition
088 10/11/2009 Launch of Philanthropy Australia's Private Ancillary Funds Trustee Handbook
087 05/11/2009 Streamlined Tax Laws To Reduce Complexity
086 29/10/2009 Legislation to Facilitate Transition to the New Tax Agent Services Regime Passed By Parliament
085 29/10/2009 Pacific Island Economic Ministers Endorse Cairns Compact, Endorse Australia's Voice at the G20 and Back Financial Sector Reform Agenda
084 29/10/2009 Action on the Costs of Remittances in the Pacific
083 28/10/2009 Tax Office Annual Report Highlights Effects of Global Recession on Government Revenue
082 28/10/2009 Australia and Cook Islands Lead the Way in Ending Pacific Tax Secrecy
081 23/10/2009 Foreign Investment Decision – Felix Resources
080 23/10/2009 Assistant Treasurer Launches New National Tax Practitioners Board
079 22/10/2009 Consultation on Extending the Tax File Number Withholding Arrangements to Certain Trusts
078 22/10/2009 Government to Amend Capital Gains Tax Rules for Dual Listed Companies
077 22/10/2009 Productivity Commission's draft report into gambling
076 21/10/2009 Legislation Introduced to Reform the Taxation of Employee Share Schemes
075 21/10/2009 Legislation Introduced to Close $700 Million Hobby Farm Tax Loophole
074 21/10/2009 Government to Provide Tax Certainty to Investors in Forestry Managed Investment Schemes
073 20/10/2009 Anti-Tax Evasion Strategy Paying Major Dividends
072 19/10/2009 Rudd Government Appoints Expert Tax Design Advisory Panel
071 16/10/2009 Tax Bonus Pushes Tax Return Lodgements to Record 96%
070 12/10/2009 Tasmania Leads the Way in Combating Global Recession
069 08/10/2009 Australia Signs Another New Tax Transparency Treaty as Global Effort Against Tax Evasion Picks Up Speed
068 07/10/2009 Australia Convenes Pacific Economic Ministers to Discuss Global Recession
067 06/10/2009 Australia attends Fourth Bali Dialogue on climate change and the economy
066 06/10/2009 First Set of Legislation to Simplify GST Rules Released for Public Consultation
065 04/10/2009 Australia Continues Role as Global Leader Against Tax Havens
064 02/10/2009 Assistant Treasurer to Attend IMF and World Bank Meetings
063 02/10/2009 Valuable Research and Literacy Tool Coming to Classrooms Across Australia
062 01/10/2009 Tax Break Helping Business Investment Across Lindsay
061 01/10/2009 Rudd Government's Stimulus Strategy Delivers $200 Million Boost To Lindsay
060 30/09/2009 Government Welcomes Productivity Commission's Draft Report on Executive Remuneration
059 28/09/2009 Another Transparency Measure on Wheat Reforms Delivered
058 24/09/2009 Australia Elected Chair of Global Forum
057 22/09/2009 Government's Stimulus Strategy Delivers Boost to Leichhardt
056 22/09/2009 Local Jobs for Cairns Construction Industry
055 22/09/2009 Cairns Local Business Success Story Assisted by the Small Business Tax Break
054 20/09/2009 New coin to commemorate the centenary of the pension
053 17/09/2009 Parliament Supports Rudd Government Efforts to Combat Tax Evasion and Boost Tax Integrity
052 16/09/2009 Legislation Introduced to Further Support the Victorian Bushfire Fund and Bushfire Victims
051 14/09/2009 Targeting Non-Commercial Loan Rules in Support of Rural Communities and Small Business Operators
050 11/09/2009 Consultation on GST Administration Reforms
049 10/09/2009 Important Philanthropic Tax Law Reforms Pass Through Parliament
048 09/09/2009 Australian Mint Refurbished, Reopened and Paying Dividends
047 08/09/2009 New Tax Information Exchange Agreement with Singapore
046 07/09/2009 Janine Murphy
045 07/09/2009 IMF Endorses Small Business Assistance Program
044 04/09/2009 Improvements to the Company Loss Recoupment Rules
043 04/09/2009 Further steps to modernise Australia's financial taxation system
042 03/09/2009 New Australian Government Job Creation Projects
041 03/09/2009 Australia to Host International Mint Conference
040 02/09/2009 Legislation to Boost Integrity by Abolishing the 'Trust Cloning' Exception
039 31/08/2009 Businesses in Tasmania and Denison Deliver Strong Trade Outcomes in Face of Global Recession
038 31/08/2009 Historic $1 Coin to Mark Centenary of Girl Guides
037 26/08/2009 Australia Signs Tax Transparency Treaty with Gibraltar
036 24/08/2009 Warning on Financial and Tax Cyber Crime
035 21/08/2009 Removal of Interest Withholding Tax on Commonwealth Government Securities
034 21/08/2009 Recognition of a Disaster - Typhoon Morakot, Taiwan
033 20/08/2009 Greater Certainty for Sovereign Investments
032 17/08/2009 Liberal Committee Report on Employee Share Schemes Threatens Budget Bottom Line
031 17/08/2009 Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund
030 14/08/2009 Draft laws to reform the taxation of employee share schemes released
029 11/08/2009 Minister Releases Spring Sittings Program for Major Tax Measures
028 11/08/2009 System for Taxpayer Objections to Tax Office Decisions to be Improved
027 09/08/2009 Australia-New Zealand Agreement to Significantly Cut Business Red Tape
026 09/08/2009 One Year On - Australia-New Zealand Mutual Recognition Agreement a Success For Business
025 09/08/2009 Tax-Time Warning on Doorknock Scam
024 07/08/2009 Greater certainty for taxpayers using public binding advice
023 06/08/2009 Government Welcomes $13 Billion Tax Compliance Haul
022 05/08/2009 Senator Abetz Must Apologise and Resign
021 04/08/2009 Action to Reform Tax Treatment Of Special Disability Trusts
020 02/08/2009 Exposure Draft Tax Agent Services Regulations
019 28/07/2009 Tax Time a Boost for Private Charitable Trusts
018 24/07/2009 Productivity Commission Study into Mechanisms to Purchase Water Entitlements
017 24/07/2009 Details Of Further Industry Consultations On Employee Share Schemes Tax Reforms
016 22/07/2009 Tax Crackdown Nets $313 Million In 2008-09
015 19/07/2009 Australia–United States International Tax Cooperation
014 13/07/2009 Release Of Draft Legislation To Protect $655m in Revenue
013 10/07/2009 Assistant Treasurer Launches Australian Citizenship $1 Coin
012 09/07/2009 More Tax Return Options for Australians
011 01/07/2009 Taxation of Employee Share Schemes
010 30/06/2009 New Tax Relief Starts Tomorrow
009 30/06/2009 Australia Endorses Ongoing Global Efforts to Combat Tax Avoidance and Evasion
008 29/06/2009 New Tax Treaty signed with New Zealand
007 25/06/2009 New Tax Information Protocol with Belgium
006 25/06/2009 Important Philanthropic Reforms and Further Sector Consultation
005 24/06/2009 Government to Refine Tax Agent Services Laws Following Industry Dialogue
004 19/06/2009 Important New Financial Year Tax Measures
003 17/06/2009 Forward Work Program for Tax Measures
002 15/06/2009 Tax Co-Operation Agreements with Jersey
001 09/06/2009 Appointment as Assistant Treasurer