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2014 Emerging Tax Star of the Year winner: Matthew Andruchowycz, CTA

I am a Principal at DMAW Lawyers in the Business Transactions and Advice team. I am a taxation and superannuation specialist. I work primarily with accountants, financial planners, business owners...

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The AFR Tax Reform Summit

On Tuesday and Wednesday this week, the Tax Institute participated in the AFR Tax Reform Summit in Sydney. The Summit involved a star-studded line-up of speakers who discussed tax reform while they...

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2015 SME Tax Adviser of the Year Award winner: Peter Bobbin CTA

As a solicitor I pursue excellence in law; both thought and application, to me it is highly satisfying to make a difference. But having fun at the same time is important. Fun? I am a tax lawyer, a...

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What a difference a week can make!

This week, we have a new Prime Minister. Next week, we might see further changes to our country's leadership.

One thing remains the same though - our need for tax reform.

First up this week, on...

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23rd National Tax Intensive Retreat speaker profile: Terry Murphy

Terry Murphy is a QC practicing predominantly at the Victorian and Western Australian Bars. He is a member of the Tax Committee of the Business Section of the Law Council of Australia and a member of...

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2015 Tasmanian State Convention speaker profile: Georgina Sertori

I have been working at Deloitte since 2007, and in that time I have worked on a variety of clients ranging from Mum and Dad small businesses to large multi-national companies. I was promoted to...

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Amendments to the Exposure Draft regarding Multinational Tax Avoidance

“Isn't it just at the Exposure Draft stage? It's not law yet. I'll worry about it later."

This is a common statement in practice. We live and breathe Exposure Draft legislation, so that you don't...

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23rd National Tax Intensive Retreat speaker profile: John Middleton

John Middleton, CTA, is a Special Counsel at Clayton Utz Brisbane and specialises in revenue and commercial law. He has provided legal advice in respect of the structuring, restructuring, purchase...

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2015 Tasmanian State Convention speaker profile: Damian O'Connor

I started work with the ATO in 1974 and moved into private legal practice in 1998. Along the way I have had exposure to just about every tax issue there is. The challenge of getting my head around...

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16th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation

With the current environmental policy debate taking place in Australia the 16th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET16), held 24 - 26 September 2015, is a rare chance to hear from...
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An update on our recent submissions

In amongst all the chatter about ‘tax reform', and reform in general, the Government is still pursuing the deregulation agenda – that is, its mission to cut ‘red tape'.

Last Friday, Treasury released...

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Dux interview: Jace Gawne-Buckland, Advanced Superannuation

Position: Senior Manager Company: Grant Thornton Australia Ltd

What is your background?

I am a Chartered Accountant and have over 8 years experience with Grant Thornton in the Privately Held Business...

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Nominations sought for Australia’s best tax professionals

The Tax Institute has announced the opening of nominations for the 3rd Annual Tax Adviser of the Year Awards (The Awards), which showcase the profession’s leading experts and rising stars.

The Awards...

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