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The National Tax Liaison Group

Last Thursday 18 June 2015, Tax Institute President Stephen Healey CTA, National Councillor Tim Neilson CTA, Tax Counsel Thilini Wickramasuriya FTI and myself all attended the ATO's National Tax...

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State's Taxation Conference speaker profile: Amanda Spinks

Amanda is a Senior Manager and has been in the Employment Taxes practice in Sydney for just over nine years.  In addition to corporate clients, she does a lot of work with government entities and the...

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Time-management tactics to try this EOFY

Nothing tests your ability to crunch deadlines quite like the end of financial year (EOFY). The weeks leading up to the last day of June are often ruled by mountains of paperwork and an endless...

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Single Touch Payroll

As previously reported in TaxVine, on 10 June 2015 the Small Business Minister Bruce Billson MP committed to undertake further consultation on the Government's Single Touch Payroll initiative around...

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State's Taxation Conference speaker profile: Tony Ince

Tony has been involved in indirect tax since last century and is a self-described “tax tragic” with a particular interest in Commonwealth/state “vertical fiscal imbalance” and the states capacity to...

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The Tax Institute’s tips to maximise your end-of-financial-year return

Media Release: As the tax year draws to a close The Tax Institute reveals how to maximise your tax return and avoid being targeted by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) ‘hit list’.


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Top tricks for nabbing your dream tax internship

There’s nothing like being able to refer to real-world experience on your CV when looking to kick-start your career. Here’s some advice about competing for – and nabbing – that dream work-placement...

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Budget changes introduced to parliament

In the last two issues of TaxVine, we notified members that two Bills introducing some of the small business concessions from this year's Budget were introduced into Parliament. They are Tax Laws...

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Press Release: Marking 10 years in providing education, The Tax Institute expands professional tax education modules

Australia’s leading association of tax professionals, The Tax Institute, has released a suite of new education modules for tax professionals to coincide with its 10th anniversary as an education...

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State's Taxation Conference speaker profile: Peter Cain

Following a career as a teacher, Peter was admitted as a legal practitioner in the ACT in 2002, followed soon after by entry to the practitioners’ register of the High Court. That year he began...

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10 Year Education Milestone

This year marks 10 years of The Tax Institute providing quality tax education. Find out more about our education journey.


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The key to acing group assignment

A simple Google image search for “group assignment meme” reveals a deep-seated cynicism about the value of group work.

Indeed, an Australian study found that more than half of students had...

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Your essential TPB registration checklist

To evolve your career as a registered tax agent, you must be registered with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB). That means you’ll need to meet certain education and experience requirements, and a...

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Preparing for a career in corporate tax

To borrow a phrase from Zoolander, corporate tax is “so hot right now”. With the tax minimisation arrangements of the big end of town in the spotlight and change in the wind, there's never been a...

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