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Effective trust deeds and trustee resolutions [Video]

In our latest video Peter Slegers CTA provides his expert view on trust streaming.


Recorded for the Trust Issues for SMEs DVD, Peter’s session at the 27th National...

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Social media for tax professionals: getting involved on Twitter (Part 2)

The more you join the conversation on Twitter, the more you will grow your following and build your public profile. Post updates about what's happening in your industry, in your office or at a...

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Lewis Carroll and the trust rewrite saga

The Walrus and the Carpenter
Walked on a mile or so,
And then they rested on a rock
Conveniently low:
And all the little Oysters stood
And waited in a row.
"The time has come," the...
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The ATO's trustee compliance project

Last week I attended the third NTLG meeting of 2012 along with our President Ken Schurgott CTA and our Vice-President Steve Westaway CTA. As always, the agenda was varied and focussed on continuing...

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2013: Save the date

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...

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Social media for tax professionals: getting started with Twitter (Part 1)

This article discusses how to build your professional profile and enhance your network with the micro-blogging site, Twitter.

What is Twitter?

Twitter is a social media network designed for...

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Pirates, cavaliers and lobsters at the WA State Convention

I had the great pleasure of attending the Western Australian state convention (and presenting a paper) this month. The program was excellent, the venue superb (Bunker Bay in the far south), and the...

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Delivering sound tax law design

At the Tax Institute's Queensland Corporate Tax Retreat recently, we were very pleased to have the Assistant Treasurer, the Hon David Bradbury MP, provide a keynote address to attendees.


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Unpaid present entitlements – current practical implications [Video]

In our latest video Ian Snook CTA talks about what unpaid present entitlements are, and why we have them.


Recorded for the Trust Issues for SMEs DVD, Ian’s session...

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Media release: Government commitment to improving tax law design process welcomed

The Tax Institute welcomed improvements to the tax law design process announced by the Government today.

"The Government's commitment to streamline the tax law design process will assist in clearing...

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An important message for Australian tax professionals

Tax payers want to know that their practitioner has the right qualifications to manage their affairs. The Chartered Tax Adviser designation is the global mark of technical excellence and...

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Improving the ATO’s performance

The Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit comprises Members of Parliament and Senators drawn from the Government, Opposition and cross-benches. This parliamentary committee exists to hold...

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Developing the forward work program

In recent weeks the Inspector-General of Taxation started formally consulting on issues to include in his new Work Program for 2012-13 and beyond.

As members would be aware, the Inspector-General...

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