Acronyms and abbreviations

Acronyms and abbreviations

ABARE/ABARES

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (previously the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics)

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACCI

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

ACOSS

Australian Council of Social Service

ACTU

Australian Council of Trade Unions

AFTS Review

Australia's Future Tax System Review (commonly known as the Henry Review); a review of Australia's tax and transfer system conducted over 2008 and 2009 chaired by Dr Ken Henry AC

AMEC

Association of Mining and Exploration Companies

APRA

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

ASFA

Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia

ATO

Australian Taxation Office

BDO

BDO Corporate Tax (WA) Pty Ltd

CFMEU

Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union

CME

Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia

dmt

dry metric tonne

ETO

entrepreneurs' tax offset; a tax offset equal to 25 per cent of the income tax payable by certain small businesses (those with an aggregated turnover of $50,000 or less, but phased-out when the annual turnover is greater than $50,000 but less than $75,000)

FSC

Financial Services Council

Henry Review

see AFTS Review

IPA

Institute of Public Affairs

ITAA 1997

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

MagNet

Magnetite Network

MCA

Minerals Council of Australia

MRRT

Minerals Resource Rent Tax

MRRT Bill

Minerals Resource Rent Tax Bill 2011

MRRT Bills

refers to the MRRT Bill and the four other bills introduced with it that will impose or are associated with the MRRT

mmbbl

million barrels

mtpa

million tonnes per annum

NATSEM

National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling

NFF

National Farmers' Federation

OECD Guidelines

the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's publication Transfer pricing guidelines for multinational enterprises and tax administrations

PJ

petajoules

PRRT

Petroleum Resource Rent Tax

PRRT Bill

Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Amendment Bill 2011

PRRT Bills

refers to the PRRT Bill and the PRRT Imposition Bills

PRRT Imposition Bills

refers collectively to the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—General) Bill 2011; Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Bill 2011; and Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Excise) Bill 2011

PRRTA Act

Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987

PTG

Policy Transition Group

SG

superannuation guarantee

SGAA Bill

Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Amendment Bill 2011

Stronger, Fairer, Simpler Bill

Tax Laws Amendment (Stronger, Fairer, Simpler and Other Measures) Bill 2011

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