Submission to Treasury on proposed amendments to Corporations Act relating to dividends
- Date:27 Jan 2012
- Type:Policy Submission
is in response to the discussion paper, Proposed Amendments to the Corporations Act
, released by the Federal Treasury, which deals with the dividends payment test in s254T: proposed amendments to the parent entity reporting requirements and changing the financial year of a company.
The submission states that section 254T of the Corporations Act should be amended to include an express solvency test for the payment of dividends by a company; the link with the accounting standards in section 254T should be removed; and the proposed amendments to allow companies to prepare parent entity financial statements alongside their consolidated financial statements, if they so elect.
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