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Karen Payne: “if you want a career in tax, it's always going to be changing”

“I think of tax as a statutory fiction, but as a statutory fiction, it gets to intersect and interact with a whole bunch of things that are real, like commerce and property and retirement and...

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3 unmissable sessions at the WA Tax Forum

Our 2021 WA Tax Forum is just a few short weeks away – and the program is bursting at the seams with excellent insights for you and your tax team.

Highlighting the best of local Western Australian...

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Latest changes in R&D taxation with Mariana von Lucken

You won’t catch Mariana von Lucken, CTA Partner at HLB Mann Judd, preparing for her speaker sessions just anywhere. Instead, you’ll find her out on the water at any opportunity.

“It always makes...

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Capital vs Revenue: exploring recent case law and jurisprudence

If you think back to the early days of your tax education and career, it’s one of the standout topics you may remember grappling with: the capital/revenue distinction.

After more than a century of...

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Discretionary trusts: exploring the key issues for tax practitioners

It’s clear from speaking to Julie Van der Velde, CTA, from VdV Legal, that for her, a career in tax is rooted in a desire to help ordinary Australians and their families.

When we sat down with Julie...

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Update your knowledge: 12 superannuation CPD hours for $240

As a tax professional, keeping your skills and knowledge up to date through continued professional development is vital. It’s how you ensure you’re giving your clients the best, most current advice.

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Tackling trust losses and navigating family trust elections

If you’re a tax practitioner working in the trusts space, you’re probably looking forward to our upcoming 2021 Private Business Tax Retreat, where multiple sessions will be devoted to untangling the...

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7 on-demand business tax sessions to kickstart your 2021 CPD

As businesses around Australia start their recovery from the financial impact of COVID-19, the tax practitioners who work with them need to be on top of their game. Whether it’s assisting with...

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Unpacking the Superannuation Guarantee: just who is an employee?

The Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty period flew by during the COVID-19 lockdowns with many taxpayers missing the opportunity to utilise the amnesty to correct mistakes or oversights in their...

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Compliance for SMSFs: insight into the ATO’s regulatory agenda in 2021

As any tax practitioner knows, keeping up with compliance obligations is key to running a successful practice, looking after client’s best interests and staying on the right side of regulators. But...

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