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How do your ethics stack up?

Publication date: 01 Oct 09 | Source: CCH TAX WEEK

Issue: Issue 38 2009

Pages: pp. 1-4

Abstract:
Tax advisers have traditionally laboured under a client centred philosophy pursuant to which their sole obligation is to lawfully minimise the tax liabilities of their clients. There is, however, an alternative philosophy to the effect that tax advisers should adopt a moral approach in advising clients and not merely restrict their advice to legal technicalities and niceties.

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Author profiles:
Dr Justin Dabner CTA
Justin ia an Associate Professor, Law School, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia; Adjunct research fellow in Business Law and Taxation, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Australia.
Current at 01 April 2016
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Dr Mark Burton FTI
Mark is Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Canberra.
Current at 17 August 2005
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