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The benefits of being president of The Tax Institute

The 45th South Australian Convention was held at the Novotel Barrossa Valley Resort.

One of the benefits of being president is that you get to go to extremely good Tax Institute conventions...

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Q&A with SMSF Guide author Jemma Sanderson, ATI

SMSF Guide 2012

Tell us a little about yourself, how long have you been in practice now?

I have been practicing almost exclusively with respect to SMSF’s for close to 11 years now. A lot has...

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Territory reform sets example for states

Our nation’s Capital city, Canberra, usually only features on the stage of national political debate when used as a synonym to describe the Federal Government. This may be about to change with...

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Launching Australian tax professionals onto the world stage

By the time you read this month’s President’s Report, the exciting news about the Chartered Tax Adviser designation will have broken. It was my great privilege, together with Anthony Thomas, the...

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A mixed bag of tax announcements

The last quarter has been filled with movements on the tax front, largely owing to changes announced in the Budget, ongoing developments in relation to previously announced changes (such as Part IVA...

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It’s time for trust tax reform

Last week The Tax Institute called on the Federal Government to recommit to the fundamentally important area of trust tax reform, given the recent months of apparent inaction.

As members are only...

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Media release: Delay of overdue trust tax reform unacceptable

The Tax Institute has called on the Federal Government to recommit to the fundamentally important area of trust tax reform after months of eerie silence and further delays.

According to Robert...

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CTA – a new global tax designation

A global designation for members of The Tax Institute

In recognition of the standards of excellence in our programs and the reputation of our members for their tax expertise, on 29 May 2012, The Tax...

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Leading the fight against retrospective tax law

Early last week the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics inquired into the Bill containing the retrospective changes to TOFA and the consolidation rights to future income rules.


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Discouraging retrospective legislative changes

There was a lot of "running around" in Federal Parliament last week, including with respect to tax legislation. As I mentioned previously, the Government introduced a significant amount of tax...

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