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Looking back on 2013 (Part 2)

I read with great interest the Productivity Commission’s research paper, “An ageing Australia; preparing for the future” (issued in November 2013). For some time, I have followed research in respect...

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Speaker Profile: Tax and Financial Reporting

In the latest speaker profile in our series, we sit down with Jason de Boer, FTI from Deloitte who is presenting the Tax and Financial Reporting session at the upcoming 29th National Convention in...

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Wishing you a safe and happy festive season

As the Institute’s 70th year comes to an end, we wish you all the very best for the holiday period and look forward to bringing members more great benefits and opportunities in 2014.

With the year...

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Report from the latest NTLG meeting

Last week I joined our President, Steve Westaway CTA, and Vice-President, Michael Flynn CTA, at the ATO's National Tax Liaison Group meeting. As the ATO's peak consultative forum, the NTLG discusses...

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Looking back on 2013 (Part 1)

2013 may be remembered more for what didn't happen than what did.

We did get, to name a few things:

  • a new federal government;
  • a new Pt IVA;
  • a new registration requirement for financial planners who...
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Tax Adviser of the Year Awards have closed

It’s very exciting times at The Tax Institute with nominations for our inaugural Tax Adviser of the Year Awards closing on 10 December.

With all our completed applications in, it is now up for our...

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Speaker Profile: Ethical Issues for Tax Practitioners

We sit down with Professor Gino Dal Pont from the University of Tasmania on Ethics in Practice for Tax Advisers to chat about the keynote speaker presentation he'll be presenting at the upcoming 29th...

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Consultation Steering Group

Effective consultation is integral to ensuring the best outcome in tax law design, implementation and interpretation. This underscores the importance of the ATO getting its new consultation model...

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November’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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New ATO Taxpayer Alert

Late on Friday the 22nd the ATO announced that it is reviewing arrangements involving accountants, lawyers and other professionals operating through partnerships of discretionary trusts. It did so by...

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