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Failure to abolish the mining tax has implications for taxpayers

The Federal Government continues to pursue its commitment to abolish the mining tax in the face of opposition from the current Senate with the Bill having been reintroduced into the House of...

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Broader focus of the committees

The Federal Budget for 2014-15 is heavily focused on cutting government expenditure, and leaves us waiting for the tax reform white paper process to achieve any real progress on revenue. The temporary

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Innovation and the role of technology in tax

Technology has revolutionised many sectors, and tax is no stranger to its disruption. What are the most innovative tax accountants doing to take advantage of technology? The advance of technology –...

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Upcoming events and program intakes

Following on from one of our most successful NSW Annual Tax Forums ever, we’re very excited about our program of events for the latter half of 2014. We’ve still got a very full schedule of events...

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ATO's National Tax Liaison Group meeting

On 19 June our President, Michael Flynn CTA, and National Council member, Prof Graeme Cooper CTA, joined me at the ATO's National Tax Liaison Group meeting. 

The NTLG is the ATO's peak consultative...
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Meet a member: Bill Keays, Hales Keays Chartered Accountants

“With knowledge comes confidence. If you get a reputation for knowing what you are talking about, you are on your way.”

Name: Bill Keays, CTA Company: Hales Keays Chartered Accountants State: ...
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Membership renewals and product offers

Save on all of our books, subscriptions and DVDs.

This month, our mid-year sale opens with great discounts on our range of tax books and resources.

Mid-year sale – on now

Our mid-year sale is on...
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The 2% income tax ‘levy'

On Monday 16 June 2014, the Senate Economics Legislation Committee will report to the Senate on the Tax Laws Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Bill 2014 and 14 related Bills. 

As we have...
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Technical committees revamped

This month, the Institute’s President, Michael Flynn, discusses recent changes to the Institute’s committee structure and the impact of the federal Budget on tax advisers.

The Institute takes pride...
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May’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...

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Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment

Last week saw the introduction into Parliament of the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 2) Bill 2014.
The Bill contains two noteworthy measures, being the integrity...
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Continuing our relationship with the Standing Committee on Tax

Last week I appeared before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue in Canberra.

The Committee may inquire into and report on any matter referred to it by either the House...

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