Acronyms and initialisms

AAT

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

ABN

Australian business number

ABR

Australian Business Register

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACNC

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

APRA

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

APS

Australian Public Service

APSC

Australian Public Service Commission

ASIC

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

ATO

Australian Taxation Office

AUSTRAC

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

AVO

Australian Valuation Office

BAS

business activity statement

CCL

client correspondence list (replaced by the client communications list)

CGT

capital gains tax

COSBOA

Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia

DTESB

Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games

EEGO

Energy Efficiency in Government Operations

FCA

Federal Court of Australia

FMA Act

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997

FOI Act

Freedom of Information Act 1982

G20

Group of Twenty

GDP

gross domestic product

GST

goods and services tax

HELP

Higher Education Loan Program

IBRD

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

IDAHOT

International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

IGT

Inspector-General of Taxation

IOPI

International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963

IPS

Information Publication Scheme

IT

information technology

ITAA 1936

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

ITAA 1997

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

LGBTI

lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people

MAAL

Multinational Anti-Avoidance Law

MOU

memorandum of understanding

NABERS

National Australian Built Environment Rating System

NAIDOC

National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PAYG

pay as you go

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statements

PGPA Act

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

PLS

practitioner lodgment service

Project DO IT

Project Disclose Offshore Income Today

R&D

research and development

SBR

Standard Business Reporting

SBSCH

Small Business Superannuation Clearing House

SES

senior executive service

SMS

Short Message Service

SMSF

self-managed superannuation fund

TA

taxpayer alert

TAA 1953

Tax Administration Act 1953

TFN

tax file number

TPB

Tax Practitioners Board