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Terms of Reference

The Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit resolves to inquire into and report on the following:

Part A

The administration by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and 1997 (including the amendments contained in the Tax Laws Amendment (Improvements to Self Assessment) Bill (No. 2) 2005) with particular reference to compliance and the rulings regime, including the following:

Part B

The Committee shall examine the application of the fringe benefit tax regime, including any “double taxation” consequences arising from the intersection of fringe benefits tax and family tax benefits.

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