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
The ABA asks APRA to consider the ARS 115 consistency with the accounting standard and consistency with current data consultation outcomes.
The ABA strongly supports the Government’s initiative to help small businesses grow by coinvesting with banks to establish this Australian Business Growth Fund. The Fund is designed to provide equity finance to qualifying businesses across a range of industries and locations.
The ABA supports APRA’s review of the capital framework but asks for further consideration of investment in regulated subsidiaries.