The Tax Institute

Responding to Addy

The High Court’s recent decision in Addy v Commissioner of Taxation [2021] HCA 34 (Addy), reported in TaxVine (No. and No. 43 on 12 November 2021 ), has led to much media coverage and speculation...

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Our submission on the proposed changes to the individual tax residency rules

As part of the Federal Budget 2021–22, the Federal Government announced that it would adopt the recommendations of the Board of Taxation (Board) contained in their December 2019 report ‘Reforming...

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Director Identification Numbers: what you need to know

This article was written by Stephen Page, CTA, Partner at Sydney accountancy firm, Stephen Page & Co.

 

What do I have to do about director ID and when?

Scheme outline and actions

In response to...

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Student Spotlight: The highest standard for a tax adviser

 

 

This month we talked to Brayden Irving, CTA, Director, Private Business Tax & Advisory at Grant Thornton who was the national winner of the Justice Graham Hill Scholarship and Dux of CTA3...

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5 things to celebrate this International Accounting Day

Happy International Accounting Day! Today, businesses around the world celebrate the accountants who keep their finances in order and we’re celebrating our members, a group of tax and accounting...

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Companies vs Trusts: time to re-examine your assumptions?

Since 1999, the 50% discount concession for capital gains has often made choosing a trust as the preferred entity a compelling one for Australian taxpayers. In fact, a trust has been a fundamental...

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When is a charity not a charity?

This article was originally published as the preamble for our weekly newsletter, TaxVine. This week, Bridgid Cowling, Chair of The Tax Institute’s Not-For-Profit Technical Committee, addressed...

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Student Spotlight: Becoming a well-rounded tax lawyer

 

 

This month we talked to DJ Alexander, Lawyer at MinterEllison, and the Dux of CTA2A Advanced in Study Period 1 2021. He explains how the CTA Program has enabled him to efficiently identify...

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Tax Adviser of the Year Awards: winners announced

We were delighted to announce the winners of the Tax Adviser of the Year Awards 2021 at The Tax Summit: Challenge Accepted this year, celebrating practitioners who have demonstrated professional...

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Property tax and GST: changing tax policy in NSW

With a change in the leadership of the NSW state government, now is an ideal time to examine the government’s plans and views towards the future of the tax system. Will the government’s key policies...

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