Analysis of the 2017-18 Australian Federal Budget's changes to GST including the introduction of a requirement for purchasers, rather than vendors to...
Analysis of the 2017-18 Australian Federal Budget's changes to GST including the introduction of a requirement for purchasers, rather than vendors to remit GST directly to the ATO.
Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand has release it's Final Report into the Australian Consumer Law, finding it is in good health though with some room for improvements.
ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has set out the ACCC's newly released Enforcement and Compliance Policy for 2017, setting out the areas of priority for investigation this year.
The ATO has released GSTR 2016/D1 to assist foreign suppliers of digital and other intangible products to determine when they will be liable to Australian GST on supplies...
On 4 November 2016, the Government released exposure draft legislation to impose GST on the sale of imported goods with a value of less than $1,000.
Australia’s Federal Government today released Exposure Draft legislation in response to the Harper Panel Review of Australia’s Competition Laws.
The re-framing of section 46 in the draft Harper legislation represents one of the most substantial, and potentially significant, changes to the CCA.
Federal Government confirms its intention to introduce a new prohibition in the CCA banning concerted practices which have the purpose or effect of substantially lessening competition.
A key recommendation of the Harper Review was the combination and streamlining of the current merger authorisation process with a revamped formal merger clearance process.
The exposure draft legislation will, if implemented, result in significant changes to Australia’s cartel law regime, as well as the enforcement of Australia’s competition laws more generally.
Newly proposed class exemption laws in the Government's draft Harper competition law legislation will enable the ACCC to create “safe harbours” in relation to particular types conduct.
The changes to Australia's competition law will allow the responsible Minister to make decisions that better take into account economic realities rather than hypothetical possibilities.