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Tax Treatment of Employee Share Schemes

Issue date: Monday, 24 February 2020

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The House of Representatives Committee on Tax and Revenue has commenced an inquiry into the tax treatment of employee share schemes (ESS).

In 2015 the Government made a number of changes aimed at improving the taxation treatment and administrative arrangements for ESS. The Committee will inquire into the effectiveness of the 2015 ESS changes and examine the challenges faced by companies in setting up an ESS arrangement and how taxation treatment affects the structure of current ESS arrangements.

Submissions from interested individuals and organisations are invited by Thursday, 19 March 2020. The preferred method of receiving submissions is by electronic format lodged online using a My Parliament account.

Further information about the inquiry including the terms of reference is available on the Committee’s website.

Public hearing details

Public hearings for the inquiry will be held in due course and notified through the Committee’s website.

Media inquiries

Mr Jason Falinski MP
Chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue
(02) 6277 2324

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4821

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