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The words no one wants to hear: “tax reform”

"It's sad, so sad; it's a sad, sad situation; and it's getting more and more absurd..." Elton John’s timeless lyrics could well be applied to the lack of real tax reform plans in Australia today.

As...

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The Tax Specialist – download free highlights from 2013

Download a copy of these five free articles from The Tax Specialist.

These popular articles from 2013 include:

  • Garnishee notices: FCT v Park - Dr Philip Bender
  • The life estate and testamentary...
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2013 Tax Time Issues

Tax Time 2013

As members would be aware, Tax Time 2013 is now well underway. For the most part, the systems seem to be functioning well from both the perspective of tax practitioners and the ATO.

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Voices from history: Sharyn Long CTA

Sharyn Long, CTA, Managing Partner, Sharyn Long Chartered Accountants

Sharyn Long is a Chartered Tax Adviser, and has been a member of the Institute for 27 years. A long-time presenter and...

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GST just ammunition in slanging match

There has been a lot of political sparring over the GST in the last week and most of it has been part of a tried and true scare campaign.

It is disappointing to see such a fundamental component of...

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Update your CPD calendar

Upcoming events

In addition to the CPD events held every week in each state, there are a number of flagship events coming up in August — if you’re not already registered, visit our website for more...

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Company tax rate reduction & more on the self-education expenses cap

Self-education expenses cap

Last Friday, the Federal Government's Economic Statement contained the decision to defer the start date of the self-education expenses cap to 1 July 2015 to allow for...

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The Tax Institute in the 1960s

Celebrating 70 years of supporting the tax profession: 1960s

Last month, we related the founding of The Tax Institute in a special anniversary edition of Taxation in Australia. This month, we look at...

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The Tax Institute in the 1950s

Celebrating 70 years of supporting the tax profession: 1950s

Last month, we related the founding of The Tax Institute in a special anniversary edition of Taxation in Australia. This month, we look at...

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July’s free member tax presentations

Here’s a selection of presentations from our leading events series.

Members of The Tax Institute can access these presentations for free by clicking the links below (make sure you’re logged in to our...

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#ScrapTheCap and the taxing of trusts

Modernising the taxation of trusts

The Tax Institute continues to be at the forefront of advocating for reform of the rules governing the taxation of trust income. For many members who struggle daily...

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Announcing the winners of the membership renewal competition

This month, we announce the winners of the early bird renewal competition.

Congratulations to our membership renewal early bird winners

Congratulations to Ms Bee Lim, FTI, Ms Lauren Moses, Mr Michael...

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