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Consultation Paper - Review of Elections in the Income Tax Law


Wednesday, 16 June 2010

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On 16 June 2010, the Assistant Treasurer released a consultation paper entitled Review of Elections in the Income Tax Law. The consultation paper addresses the advantages and disadvantages of election provisions in the tax law and proposes a set of guidelines to improve the design of election provisions in the future.

The Government announced its intention to review elections in the income tax law in the 2009-10 Budget, as part of a broader project focused on simplifying the tax law.

Making a submission

Interested parties are invited to comment on the paper. While submissions may be lodged electronically or by post, electronic lodgement is preferred. For accessibility reasons, please submit responses sent via email in a Word or RTF format. An additional PDF version may also be submitted.

All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions will be made available to the public on the Treasury website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment. Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, may affect the confidentiality of your submission.

Closing date for submissions: Monday, 16 August 2010

Address written submissions to:
The General Manager
Business Tax Division
The Treasury
Langton Crescent

Email: sbtr@treasury.gov.au

For enquiries please call Raphael Cicchini (02) 6263 3188.

Documents Available:

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Consultation Paper  465.62kb

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Consultation Paper  5,990.86kb

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