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Reforms to address illegal phoenix activity

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On 12 September 2017, the Turnbull Government announced a comprehensive package of reforms to address illegal Phoenixing.

As part of this package, the Government is consulting on reforms to the tax and corporations law to deter and disrupt the core behaviours of phoenix operators, including non-directors such as facilitators and advisers.


You can submit responses to this consultation up until 27 October 2017.

Interested parties are invited to comment on this consultation.

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.

How to respond


Address written submissions to:

James Mason
Senior Adviser
Financial System Division
The Treasury
Langton Crescent