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Tax Agent Services Exposure draft legislation: extension to deadline for submissions.

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Wednesday, 4 July 2007

Tax Agent Services Exposure Draft Legislation - Extension to Deadline for Submissions

The Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer, Peter Dutton, today announced an extension to the closing date for receipt of submissions on the exposure draft tax agent services legislation. The closing date has been extended by four weeks to 10 August 2007.

The draft Tax Laws Amendment (Tax Agent Services) Bill 2007 and associated draft Tax Administration Amendment Regulations, along with relevant explanatory materials, were released by the Minister for public consultation and comment on 7 May 2007 (press release no. 044).

The revised closing date will enable interested parties who wish to provide feedback on the materials further time to provide comprehensive and detailed comments.

Copies of the consultation materials are available from the Treasury website They can also be obtained from the project team, telephone 02 6263 3356.

Written comments should be sent by 10 August 2007 and may be submitted by mail, facsimile or email to:

General Manager Tax System Review Division The Treasury Langton Crescent PARKES ACT 2600

Fax: 02 6263 3860 Email:

Media Contact: Brad Emery 02 6277 7360