Media releases

2015

Report by Inspector-General of Taxation

The Government has today released the report by the Inspector-General of Taxation, The Management of Tax Disputes.

Government calls for consultation on crisis resolution regime for financial market infrastructures

Today the Government is releasing a consultation paper and calling for submissions on a potential crisis resolution regime for financial market infrastructures.

Public consultation commences on proposals to lift the professional, ethical and education standards in the financial services industry

The Government welcomes the recent report from the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services (the Committee) on its inquiry on proposals to lift the professional, ethical

Further red tape reductions passed by the Senate

The Government is getting on with the job of cutting red tape and regulation.

Review of competition in clearing Australian cash equities

The Government is committed to promoting safe and efficient financial markets that drive economic growth.

Board of Tax report on tax and small business

Small business is the engine room of the economy and a key driver of jobs growth in Australia.

Inspector-General of Taxation report on the Australian Taxation Office's administration of valuation matters

The Assistant Treasurer, the Honourable Josh Frydenberg, today released the Inspector-General of Taxation's Review into the Australian Taxation Office's (ATO) administration of valuation matter

Promoting Australia's financial services industry in Asia and Europe

This weekend I leave for Hong Kong and Europe to participate in a range of discussions with key government and business representatives on the global economy and Australia's financial services sect

Public consultation: Release of the draft Private Health Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Bill 2015

Today the Government is releasing exposure draft legislation to deliver on its commitment to transfer the prudential regulation of private health insurers from the Private Health Insurance Administ

2014

Cutting red tape for employers through Single Touch Payroll

The Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, and the Assistant Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, today announced that the Government will cut red tape for employers by simplifying tax and superannuati