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Consultation Paper - Greater Certainty for Sovereign Investments - The Framework Rules


Wednesday, 23 June 2010

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This consultation paper sets out the framework rules to clarify and provide certainty as to the Australian tax consequences for certain investments made by foreign governments and the withholding obligations for Australian residents.

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: Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Address written submissions to:
Attribution Review Unit
International Tax and Treaties Division
The Treasury
Langton Crescent

Fax: (02) 6263 4352

Email: sovereignimmunity@treasury.gov.au

For enquiries please call Kristy Baker (02) 6263 2708.

Documents Available:

Acrobat (PDF) documents

 Acrobat (PDF)

Consultation Paper  137.29kb

Microsoft Word (RTF) documents

 Microsoft Word (RTF)

Consultation Paper  1,595.86kb

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Submissions: Consultation Paper - Greater Certainty for Sovereign Investments - The Framework Rules - 18/11/2010

Treasury received fifteen submissions in response to its consultation paper on the proposed rules for the codification project for sovereign investments. Six of these are public submissions and nine are confidential. The public submissions are listed below and are accessible by selecting the author.

The opinions expressed in the submissions are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government or the Treasury.

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