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Aggravation over aggregation: SA land tax changes


By George Hodson, CTA.

Not since Port Adelaide entered the AFL has South Australia been so divided.

The proposed changes announced to South Australia's land tax laws have been met with fierce...

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Audit insurance and managing conflicts of interest

By Bruce Quigley, CTA

The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) recently issued a discussion paper seeking assistance in reviewing their guidance on managing conflicts of interest for registered tax and BAS...

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The Commissioner’s view on key issues in Private Wealth


Deputy Chief Tax Counsel, Fiona Dillon CTA, will break down topical technical issues and what this means for private wealth streams at the 27th Noosa Tax Intensive.

Fiona Dillon has a long...

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Estate Planning: Not Just for the Rich and the Famous


Modern estate and succession planning involves ensuring, as far as possible, that assets are protected for the next generation and taxation issues are properly managed from the outset.


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KPMG Partner: winning a “talking point” for clients


Minh Dao, CTA was crowned Corporate Tax Adviser of the Year in 2015. She shares her experience and advice for next year’s applicants.

A leader in tax, Minh is Partner, Deal Advisory Tax, at KPMG....

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How tax study can have real impact


Hannah Edwards, Tax and Audit Manager at HQB Chartered Accountants and dux graduate shares insights on the practical value CommLaw2 Entities and Business Structures and CommLaw3 Property has had...

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5 ways to stay up to date in tax

You can’t advance your career if you don’t have your finger on the pulse of what’s happening in your profession.  

Staying informed on trends in technological advancements, changes in compliance...

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Legal professional privilege – a sword or just a shield?

Written by Bob Deutsch, CTA

Legal professional privilege (LPP) is an important common law protection for individuals which allows them to obtain competent legal advice without fear that the...
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Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding – Three Years On – Where Are We Now?

Three years after the introduction of the Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding rules there have been some evolution in the practice and some surprising instances where the rules can...
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Why GST isn’t it Simply 10%

Almost 20 years since the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax Act, tax practitioners and businesses wonder why GST issues still seem to arise so frequently.
We spoke with Ken Fehily,...
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