Government introduces Bill to combat illegal Phoenixing – including making Directors personally liable for unpaid GST

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Yesterday the Government introduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (Combatting Illegal Phoenixing) Bill 2019 into the House of Representatives. The Bill implements four measures to combat illegal phoenixing activity that were announced in the 2018-19 Budget.The measures include three that impact GST:

extending the power of the Commissioner to make estimates of tax