13 December 2018
Banks in Australia contribute a significant quantum of total corporate taxes paid in Australia and do not structure their tax affairs through low taxing jurisdictions. They were, therefore, not the obvious target of the recent OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) actions.Download PDF
An earlier implementation date for the revised operational risk capital requirements will be difficult and should be optional.
The ABA welcomes the IGA review and is in general, supportive of its findings, draft recommendations and the draft options for improvement.
The ABA supports appropriate cost reflective funding of APRA. An adequately resourced regulator will ensure its regulatory mandate is undertaken in a timely and effective way.