Tax Reform

Statement on Tax Reform

“Yesterday marked a low point for political leadership in Australia,” BCA President Catherine Livingstone said.  “Within hours of the Treasurer outlining a compelling case for the need for fundamental tax...

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Statement on the Treasurer’s Speech on Tax Reform

“The Business Council of Australia welcomes Treasurer Joe Hockey’s comprehensive assessment of the imperative and the scope for tax reform,” BCA Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said.  “By highlighting that the...

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BCA Statement on Government Tax Reform Discussion Paper

“The Federal Government’s tax discussion paper highlights serious structural flaws in Australia’s tax system that are undermining national competitiveness,” BCA President Catherine Livingstone said.“The paper underscores that the challenges facing...

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Statement on Suggested Changes to Tax Arrangements

“Some of the company tax measures announced today by the federal Opposition have the potential to slow economic growth and further diminish Australia’s competitiveness,” Business Council of Australia Chief Executive...

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Corporate Tax: Article in the AFR

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott, Chief Executive of the Business Council of Australia, was published in The Australian Financial Review on 20 February 2015 under the title ‘Corporate tax...

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