What’s on in September
What's On is free with your copy of this month’s journal is our guide to what’s on at the Institute in September. Designed to keep you up to date with what’s happening at The Tax Institute, it will ensure that you don’t miss any key events, enrolment dates or product offers.
Save the date
Planning for 2013 is already well underway. The 2013 Financial Services Taxation Conference will take place from 13 to 15 February at the Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove on the Gold Coast. Delegates can look forward to presentations from Australia’s leading tax practitioners covering the latest issues in the financial services taxation area. Watch out for the program release in mid-October.
The 28th National Convention will move to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2013 and will take place from 13 to 15 March. The event promises an outstanding line-up of speakers and an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues and peers and explore the beautiful city of Perth. You can register your interest for both events by emailing us.
Don’t forget that you can now connect with The Tax Institute on social media. Have a Twitter profile? Follow @TaxInstituteOz and keep up to date with what’s happening at the Institute in between issues of the journal.
Not on Twitter? This month, our social media series is focusing on how you can get tweeting for your business.
Due to popular demand, an extra study period for the Certificate in Applied Tax is now available for candidates through distance study only. The session will commence on 6 November 2012, with early bird enrolments closing on 9 October 2012.
Study period 3 is your last chance in 2012 to enrol staff in this highly regarded course, the equivalent of the CA Program Tax Module and CPA Program Tax Segment. Get the edge on the competition in 2013 by securing a place for your staff. Visit our website for more information or to enrol.
2012-13 tax rates table
Last month, you would have received your free copy of the 2012-13 tax rates table. A handy desktop guide giving you quick access to the most commonly used tax rates, Medicare levy, tax offsets, superannuation, ETPs, FBT, CPI indexes and more, you can order extra copies for your staff online.
Tax Knowledge eXchange
Congratulations to the latest winner in our Tax Knowledge eXchange 10th Anniversary celebrations. Cameron Colvin of Vincents Chartered Accountants in Brisbane has won a free subscription to Australia’s leading tax knowledge-base.
For your chance to win one of the four remaining free subscriptions, visit our website and register for your free trial.
New titles from The Tax Institute
Estate & Business Succession Planning 2012-13 is coming off the presses as I write. We’re also about to begin taking pre-orders for the 2012-13 edition of the Division 7A Handbook, so keep an eye on your inbox for more information and, as always, you’ll find more information on our website.
Noel Rowland is Chief Executive Officer of The Tax Institute.
The Tax Institute is Australia’s leading professional association in tax. Its 13,000 members include tax agents, accountants and lawyers as well as tax practitioners in corporations, government and academia.