Business tax reform

This consultation process has now been completed. Submissions available
Consultation Type
Discussion Paper

Key Documents

The Business Tax Working Group has now released a discussion paper that canvasses a number of possible ways in which a cut to the company tax rate could be funded from within the business tax system.

The Working Group invites written submissions from businesses and the wider community in response to the discussion paper.

Written submissions should be provided to the Working Group Secretariat by close of businesses on Friday, 21 September 2012.

The Working Group will endeavour to meet with stakeholders over the course of August and September 2012 in relation to the discussion paper.  Further information can be obtained from the Working Group Secretariat.

The Working Group plans to release a draft of its final report to the Treasurer in late October 2012. That report will provide a summary of the key themes from consultation on the discussion paper. The Working Group's final report to the Treasurer is due in December 2012.


83 submissions were received for this consultation, including 21 confidential submissions.

Alandal Consulting - pdf 164.6 KB
AusBiotech - pdf 353.74 KB
BMT - pdf 28.16 KB
BP - pdf 1.53 MB
BusinessSA - pdf 245.58 KB
Chevron - pdf 141.84 KB
CMEWA - pdf 902.4 KB
CPA Australia - pdf 109.79 KB
Crossing, Edward - pdf 103.13 KB
CSL Limited - pdf 228.22 KB
Group of Eight - pdf 273.28 KB
Hogg, Craig - pdf 60.12 KB
Immersaview Pty Ltd - pdf 12.45 KB
Janssen - pdf 84.07 KB
KPMG - pdf 365.88 KB
Lateral Economics - pdf 1.89 MB
Law Council of Australia - pdf 108.06 KB
Medicines Australia - pdf 755.11 KB
Menezes, Flavio - pdf 1.45 MB
NSW Farmers - pdf 608.17 KB
Pitcher Partners - pdf 162.37 KB
Research Australia - pdf 318.01 KB
Roche Products Pty Ltd - pdf 634.27 KB
Sedgman Limited - pdf 116.8 KB
The AusIMM - pdf 147.86 KB
The Tax Institute - pdf 192.67 KB
Truck Industry Council - pdf 515.09 KB
United Voice - pdf 52.46 KB
Universities Australia - pdf 280.03 KB
WWF Australia - pdf 334.78 KB