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Briefing the new Government on tax

The Tax Institute has been actively engaging with the new Federal Government and the key portfolio Departments.

We have met privately with the Tax Commissioner, Chris Jordan AO, to discuss a range of...

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Reflecting on the WA Convention Keynote

At the WA convention, I spoke again on the pressing need for tax reform. Our keynote speaker at the convention, the Hon. Christian Porter, MLA (former Western Australia State Treasurer), reinforced...

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Voices from history: Gordon Cooper AM, FTI (Life), CTA

How long have you been a member?

Since 1976, so 37 years.

What years were you president?

1999 - 2000

What were some of the highlights of your time as President?

The Millennium bug proving to be a...

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Abbott Government Treasury announcement

With this week's swearing-in of the new Abbott Ministry, the new Government's Treasury portfolio consists of: the Hon Joe Hockey MP as Treasurer, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO as Assistant...

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Introducing the free membership trial

New editions publishing in September

With the new 6th edition of Estate & Business Succession Planning coming off the presses, our team is gearing up to publish the 7th edition of the Division 7A...

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Proud to launch the Tax Adviser of the Year Awards 2014

Recognising the tax profession’s highest achievers

The Tax Institute is proud to introduce the inaugural Tax Adviser of the Year Awards to recognise the profession’s highest achievers.


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The Tax Institute in the 70s and 80s

This month, we continue to look at the history of the Institute throughout past decades.

As the 1970s began, the boom period of the previous decades was coming to an end. Unemployment and inflation...

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Incoming Coalition government’s commitment to tax reform debate welcome

Following a five week long Federal Election campaign, the Coalition will soon be forming the next Government of Australia after a resounding win on 7 September.

After a long period of ad hoc changes,...

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Tax. Be in it.

I’m just back from the 46th Western Australia State Convention at Bunker Bay.

The flight home provided the opportunity to reflect on some of the work being undertaken by National Council and our CEO...

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August’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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50 years of Taxation in Australia

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of the Institute’s premier publication

2013 is a year of milestones for The Tax Institute, with our “blue journal” turning 50.

Since the inception of the Institute,...

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Election 2013: 1 day to go

The 2013 Federal Election campaign is finally drawing to a close. We have seen varying promises made by both major parties giving an indication of what the tax landscape may look like. Though this...

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Speaker Profile: Daniel Butler, CTA

Daniel Butler, CTA, DBA Lawyers is presenting at the 1st Annual Tax Forum in Melbourne for the What’s Hot in Superannuation session.

Tell us about yourself

I am a tax and superannuation lawyer with...

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Speaker Profile: Allan Swan, CTA

Allan Swan, CTA, Swan & Yii Pty Ltd is presenting at the 2013 Tasmanian State Convention for the Tax Issues in Business Succession Planning – Industry Focus topic. Tell us about yourself

As a...

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Election 2013: One week to go

The Federal Election campaign has run for almost four full weeks, with only one week left to go.

Disappointingly, neither major party has yet shown much willingness to talk about the tax reforms...

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