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New regulatory framework for financial advisers

The end of the financial year will soon be upon us with many law changes set to start on 1 July 2013. One of the most significant of these law changes is the new regulatory framework to apply to...

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Tax debate won’t win election

We continue our efforts to foster reviewed debate on our tax system, in particular ensuring GST is part of the debate. We acknowledge that such a debate now is not an election winner, but we are...

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We reveal your election priorities

Last week The Tax Institute released the results of our member survey of election priorities. Thank you to all members who took the time to share their views.

We conducted an extensive media campaign...

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Online membership renewals

2013-14 membership renewal

Being a member of The Tax Institute means you have demonstrated a strong level of technical knowledge of the tax system and the highest level of ethical and professional...

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Reform of excess superannuation contributions

The Federal Government’s announced superannuation changes are far from the major changes that were being road tested through the media in recent months.

While some of these changes are welcome,...

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Voicing Institute concerns to Parliament

Well, celebrations have started for our 70th anniversary. We are the mark of expertise. We are the leading professional body in tax and we are 70 years young. What a future we have. I am so proud to...

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Tax transparency: benefit or risk?

Last week the Federal Government released a discussion paper on three transparency proposals, including the public disclosure of taxes paid by corporate entities with an annual income greater than...

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Global Leaders in Tax meet in Australia

Last month, on 19 March 2013, Chartered Tax Advisers from The Tax Institute’s sister bodies in the UK and Ireland joined some of our own CTAs in Sydney for an exclusive networking event.

The event...

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Why are we delivering a course in commercial law?

We interviewed Dale Pinto, CTA, the Professor of Taxation Law and Head of the Department of Taxation at Curtin Law School, the Chair of The Tax Institute’s Education, Examination and Quality...

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Will you meet your CPD requirements before 30 June?

With 30 June fast approaching, we’d like to remind all voting members of your CPD obligations.

It is vital to ensure that you maintain your professional status by keeping up to date with all the...

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Reviewing Division 7A

As members have told me consistently, Division 7A has been a bugbear almost since its introduction into Parliament in 1997. As with many well-intentioned integrity measures, the ensuing years have...

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