The Chairman of the Board of Taxation, Mr Dick Warburton, today welcomed the release of the consultation paper on the Review of International Taxation Arrangements prepared by the Commonwealth Department of the Treasury.
The Treasurer has asked the Board to consult extensively on the paper, consider the views put forward, and provide its recommendations to the Government together with a report on the outcome of the consultations. The Treasurer has asked the Board to report by 31 December 2002.
The Board has established a Working Group comprising Mr Tony D’Aloisio (chair), Mr Brett Heading and Mr Chris Jordan to oversee its work on the review.
Comments on the consultation paper may be sent to:
Fax: (02) 6263 4471
The International Taxation Project
Board of Taxation
c/- the Treasury
PARKES ACT 2600
Copies of all submissions will be made available to the public through the Board’s web site at www.taxboard.gov.au, unless the submission is confidential. The Board also proposes to consult directly with key business and community interests on the consultation paper in the weeks leading up to and after 31 October 2002.
A copy of the Government’s discussion paper and the Board’s consultation plan for these consultations is available from www.taxboard.gov.au.