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Inquiry into Tax Disputes – rule of law is essential

2014-07-14 Inquiry into Tax Disputes – Submission 006 INQUIRY INTO TAX DISPUTES                                             CIVIL LIBERTIES AUSTRALIA SUBMISSION TO HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES STANDING COMMITTEE ON TAX AND REVENUE  No sane person likes disputes.  The object of any legal system should be … Read More

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Australia’s tax treaty negotiating position

2014-07-24 Dwyer Lawyers submission to Treasurer re tax treaty negotiating position   When it comes to looking after the national interest or looking after the welfare and security of Australians in terms of tax negotiations, one would have to say Australian … Read More

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Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

2014-05-15 Submission to Treasury re small business and tax discretions http://www.treasury.gov.au/~/media/Treasury/Consultations%20and%20Reviews/Consultations/2014/Small%20Business%20and%20Family%20Enterprise%20Ombudsman/Submissions/PDF/Dwyer_Lawyers.ashx 14 May 2014  Commonwealth Treasury Parkes Place CANBERRA ACT 2600  Dear Sir/Madam  SMALL BUSINESS AND FAMILY ENTERPRISE OMBUDSMAN  May we suggest that it would be very sensible for all … Read More

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Singapore no longer a privacy haven

The OECD/G20 onslaught – Singapore capitulates The fall of Singapore on 15 February 1942 was the most traumatic event in the history of the Crown Colony, the Queen of the Straits Settlements.  The Crown Colony found itself no longer protected, … Read More

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The OECD/G20 tax agenda – automatic data exchange can’t work, won’t work and shouldn’t work

2013-11-30 The OECD and G20 agenda it can’t work, it won’t work and shouldn’t work THE OECD/G20 TAX AGENDA It can’t work, it won’t work and it shouldn’t work Dr Terry Dwyer Dwyer Lawyers www.dwyerlawyers.com.au   The recent St Petersburg … Read More

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Patents: An Immoral and Inefficient Anachronism

2012-07-16 Dwyer Lawyers Submission re patent system 17 July 2012 Compulsory Licensing of Patents Productivity Commission LB2 Collins Street East Melbourne Vic 8003   Att: Delwyn Lanning  Dear Sirs              PATENTS: AN IMMORAL AND INEFFICIENT ANACHRONISM  Patents are immoral, contrary … Read More

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International Estate Planning

2012-07-19 Dwyer Offshore Investment estate planning 227 INTERNATIONAL ESTATE PLANNING  Terry Dwyer, Dwyer Lawyers, Canberra, Australia  Of death and taxes, heaven and havens  Death may be inevitable, but for a religiously-inclined person, it may be seen as an escape from … Read More

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