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Update on the Winter Sitting of Federal Parliament and the MRRT

The Winter Sitting of Federal Parliament ended last week and despite the winter chill in Canberra, the debate about the repeal of the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT) was red hot. Caught up in this...

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National events and upcoming course intakes

Start planning for your CPD requirements early We host a number of flagship events throughout the year to help our members stay up-to-date on industry news and to help them earn their CPD...

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Dispute resolution with the ATO

The Tax Office’s handling of dispute resolution is receiving significant focus at present. Both the House of Representatives Tax and Revenue Committee and the Inspector-General of Taxation are...

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June's free member tax presentations

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

Members of The Tax Institute can access these presentations for free by clicking the links below (make sure you’re...
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Project DO IT

I would like to remind members of the ATO’s offshore income voluntary disclosure initiative, Project DO IT, which the Commissioner of Taxation Chris Jordan, AO launched at our national convention...

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Launch of a new course, membership renewals and an updated SMSF Guide

Announcing our new course: Tax for Financial Advising

The Tax Institute’s education offerings continue to grow with the launch of our new Tax for Financial Advising course. From 1 July 2014, the ...
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Registration requirements for tax (financial) advisers

As I mentioned in last week's TaxVine, the Government has released draft regulations outlining the proposed registration requirements under the Tax Agent Services regime for financial advisers giving...

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Proposed changes to ATO IT systems

As the winds of change continue to blow through the ATO, the Institute is closely monitoring two new ATO initiatives. The two initiatives are its technology transformation project discussed at the...

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Proposed registration requirements under TASR for financial advisers giving tax advice

As members are all too aware, tax is an inherently complex discipline. As High Court Justice Patrick Keane (as Chief Justice of the Federal Court at the time) described it: ‘opening the Tax Act is...

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