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Do you have the skills of a tax star?



Find out if you have the skills that make a top tax professional.

To be a successful tax adviser, you’ll first need to show expertise in the subject matter; also known as technical skills.


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Tax Counsel's Report: Tax debt disclosure


By Angie Ananda, FTI

Under proposed changes, the ATO will be able to report tax debts of at least $100,000 that have been outstanding for more than 90 days to credit reporting bureaus.

This is a...

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4 tips for returning to formal learning further down your career path


The Australian tax profession is operating within an increasingly complex and rapidly changing legislative landscape. It requires tax professionals to update and maintain their professional...

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Additional State taxes payable by foreigners

By John Ioannou, CTA

In Queensland, there is a big interest at present on the impact of foreign acquirer land tax and duty surcharges. This issue is also one that is topical across most State and...

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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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