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Press Release: The Tax Institute urges financial planners to check compliance after unregistered tax agents fall foul of the law

Australia’s leading educator and association of tax professionals, The Tax Institute, has warned tax agents and financial planners to ensure they have complied fully with registration requirements...

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The busy world of tax

They say there is no rest for the wicked. I'm not sure about that. What I am sure of is that there is no rest in the constantly spinning world of tax, whichever way the axis is tilting.

This week,...

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Five early career milestones to hit

It’s never too early to start identifying or striving to reach career milestones. Here are five classic career goals you should aim to achieve during your first few years as a graduate.

1. Get really...

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Dux interview: Jason De Marte, CTA2 Advanced

What is your study background prior to studying CTA2 Advanced?

I studied a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in accounting and taxation, at Curtin University and completed these studies in 2012. I have...

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Five ways to impress your boss this EOFY

If you’re an accountant, you’ll know that nothing can accelerate stress levels quite like end of financial year (EOFY). Whether you’re tasked with processing countless tax returns or reconciling...

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Uber and the GST implications

In a number of recent speeches (including at our National Convention in March), Treasurer Joe Hockey has told the story of ruminating the tax implications while waving goodbye to a friend from the...

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Reviewing the ATO’s consultation framework

In 2013, with new leader Commissioner Chris Jordan at the helm, the ATO took on the enormous task of reviewing its consultation framework. The former framework involved an extensive network of 68...

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New Corporate Tax subject launched

Anticipating the future education needs of the tax profession — and in light of the government’s topical tax discussion paper — we are proud to introduce a new Corporate Tax subject to our education...

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Landing that graduate position

So you’re hunting for that elusive graduate position, wondering what employers in the tax industry want and how can you impress them. Here are three pieces of advice, plus some career words of wisdom...

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Dux interview: Natalie Moore, CTA1 Foundations

Why did you choose to study with The Tax Institute?

The CTA program and the Tax Institute was recommended to me by a colleague.

Why did you choose to study?

I thought that the CTA program would give...

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What a week!

What a week for small businesses! As members would have seen in our Special Budget Edition of TaxVine issued on Tuesday night, many new changes were announced benefitting small business taxpayers,...

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“Re:think”, review – reflections on structural reforms

A strong foundation is essential if we are to achieve fundamental and lasting reform of our tax system. To achieve such fundamental change will require courage and a number of brave decisions to be...

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National Infrastructure Conference speaker profile: Julian Peck

Julian Peck is head of Infrastructure and Utilities at Morgan Stanley. He leads the M&A advisory team in Australia that covers transactions in infrastructure, utilities and transport sectors, and is...

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What are recruiters looking for in their graduate tax professionals – could it be you?

For the recently graduated, you’ve weathered long nights of study and emerged triumphant, armed with all the makings of an accomplished tax professional. So how can you ensure you have the...

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NSW Annual Tax Forum speaker profile: Graeme Colley

Graeme Colley is currently the Head of Technical and Professional Standards at the SMSF Association.  His experience in superannuation spans over 35 years where has been involved as a regulator with...

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2015 Private Business Retreat

With only three weeks out delegate numbers for the Private Business Tax Retreat are once again strong. The retreat allows you to interact with high calibre practitioners and speakers on key technical...

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Commissioner of Taxation - new powers in fixing the tax law

Not that we are counting, but there are only four sleeps to go until the release of Federal Budget for 2015-16. As always, The Tax Institute will be participating in the Budget lock-up, and a special...

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Annual Report and AGM

Renew your 2015-16 membership online and win!

Membership renewals are now due. All online membership renewals received before 12 June 2015 will go into the draw to win one of five early bird prizes...

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State's Taxation Conference speaker profile: Andrew Rider

Andrew is a NSW Barrister specialising in state tax disputes, particularly land tax. He has been affiliated with The Tax Institute for more than 20 years.

What does the 15th Annual States’ Taxation...

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It's Budget season!

This week saw the release of the 2015-16 Northern Territory Budget on Tuesday. The Victorian government will hand down its 2015-16 Budget next Tuesday 5 May with the rest of the States and...

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