The Committee will inquire into the scrutiny arrangements that apply to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), with particular regard to:
- removing inefficiency and duplication
- reducing cost to government
- the ‘earned autonomy principle’ set out in Stage 2 of the Public Management Reform Agenda.
The review should not include the Australian National Audit Office role in the auditing of the ATO’s financial statements.
(Further information on earned autonomy, also know as differential regulation, is available on the websites of the Public Management Reform Agenda and the Belcher Red Tape Review.)