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ConTax Newsletter

The ConTax student newsletter is a quarterly newsletter that includes sample exam questions, member profiles, reading lists and special offers.

ConTax Newsletter October 2013

  • Feature Article: Should you do work experience this summer?
  • The life of a corporate tax professional: Ross Lyons, Rio Tinto
  • Tips to help you land a graduate job in tax

ConTax Newsletter September 2013

  • Feature Article: GST and Property - What are Residential Premises? No Simple Answer by Sylvia Villios FTIA, University of Adelaide
  • The life of a corporate tax professional: Irene Yeung, PwC
  • Building a great student profile on LinkedIn

ConTax Newsletter August 2013

  • Feature Article: What to expect in an entry-level tax position
  • Sample Exam Questions - Partnerships
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Craig Marston Craig Marston works for Greenwoods & Freehills Pty Ltd

ConTax Newsletter May 2013

  • Feature Article: The Institutional Framework of Taxation in Australia by Annette Morgan, Lecturer Taxation, Curtin Law School, Curtin University
  • Sample Exam Questions: Sample of an example question in Taxation 334 dealing with CGT small business concessions.
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Ojas Gandhi, Moore Stephens Pty Ltd (Perth)

ConTax Newsletter February 2013

  • Feature Article: Superannuation - pensions and death by Thalia Kalaboukas, CTA, Special Counsel, Bernie O'Sullivan Lawyers
  • Sample Exam Questions - Practice Question
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Julia Farrell, Ruddicks

ConTax Newsletter November 2012

  • Feature Article: Prescriptions for reform of Australia's superannuation tax concessions by Kerrie Sadiq - School of Accountancy - Queensland University of Technology
  • Sample Exam Questions by Tom Delany, CTA University of Southern Queensland
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Michelle Lim, McCullough Robertson Lawyers

ConTax Newsletter September 2012

  • Feature Article: GST and Property - Negative Gearing: Should we move towards the United Kingdom system? by Pasqualina Callea - Lecturer in Law - University of Adelaide
  • Sample Exam Questions by John Tretola, CTA - University of Adelaide
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Adrian Miles Lawrence Cartland, Donaldson Walsh Lawyers

ConTax Newsletter February 2012

  • Feature Article: GST and Property - The Windfall Granted To Students in High Court Decision Under Attack by New Legislation by Annette Morgan FTIA - Accountant at Curtin University
  • Sample Exam Questions by Ian Murray FTIA - Lawyer of Blake Dawson - Perth
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Nathan Webb, Employer - M Squared & Associates Pty Ltd

ConTax Newsletter July 2012

  • Feature Article: GST and Property - An Ordered Approach to the Tax Rules for Problem Solving in a First Australian Income Taxation Law Course can improve Student Performance by Dale Boccabella - Lecturer in Law from School of Taxation and Business Law, The University of New South Wales.
  • Sample Exam Questions. A sample exam question from The Tax Institute's Certificate in Foundation Tax course.
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Amy Waterhouse, Nexia Court & Co ('Nexia Court')

ConTax Newsletter October 2011

  • Feature Article: he role of the general anti-avoidance rule in Australia Contributed by Keith Kendall FTIA, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, La Trobe University
  • Sample Exam Questions by Keith Kendall FTIA, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, La Trobe University
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Michael Watkins, RSM Bird Cameron (Melbourne office)

ConTax Newsletter February 2011

  • Feature Article: GST and Property - What are Residential Premises? No Simple Answer by Sylvia Villios FTIA, University of Adelaide
  • Sample Exam Questions by Sylvia Villios FTIA, University of Adelaide
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Amy Jones, McMahon Services

ConTax Newsletter October 2010

  • Feature Article: Managing tax risk and compliance by Catriona Lavermicocca FTIA, Macquarie University
  • Sample Exam Questions by Chris Ryan ATIA JP Senior Accountant, Crofts Chartered Accountants
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Elaine Jackson, HLB Mann Judd (NSW) Pty Ltd

ConTax Newsletter July 2010

  •  Feature Article: Tax & Religion - Never The Twain Shall Meet? By Dr Brett Freudenberg FTIA and Dr Mahmood Nathie, Griffith University
  • Sample Exam Questions by Dr David Morrison FTIA, University of Queensland
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Sanja Ajzerle, Aspire Financial Planning

ConTax Newsletter May 2010

  • Feature Article: Deja Vu - Still Searching for Certainty: The Tax Aspects of the CPRS White Paper
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Reagan Gruenthal ATIA

ConTax Newsletter November 2009

  • Feature Article: Fishing for Tax: Are Commerce students equipped to tackle the task of locating tax law?
  • Sample Exam Questions by John Tretola FTIA
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Scott Treatt FTIA

ConTax Newsletter September 2009

  • Feature Article: Tax Avoidance in Australia
  • Sample Exam Question by Keith Kendall FTIA
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Thalia Kalaboukas FTIA

ConTax Newsletter June 2009

  • Feature Article: A Model Idea - Is the ICAA proposal for a tax transparent company the ideal model for Australia?
  • Sample Exam Questions by Brett Freudenberg FTIA
  • Young Tax Practitioner Profile: Mark Turner FTIA

ConTax Newsletter March 2009

  • Feature Article: How to answer essay questions in an exam and understanding "key words" in questions - by Sylvia Papadimitriou FTIA
  • Sample Exam Questions - by Gerald Stone and Rob Whaite FTIA
  • Young Practitioner Profile: Tim Clayton FTIA

ConTax Newsletter November 2008

  • Feature Article: Five Tips for Effective Tax Research and Suggested Tax Quotes by Colin Fong and Professor Dale Pinto FTIA
  • Sample Exam Questions by Mahmood Fadjiar
  • Young Practitioner Profile: Jemma Sanderson ATIA

ConTax Newsletter September 2008

  • Feature Article: Taxing Virtual Profits By Dr Michael Walpole FTIA
  • Sample Exam Questions: By Dr Michael Walpole FTIA and Nidal Danoun FTIA
  • Young Practitioner Profile: George Samaras FTIA

ConTax Newsletter July 2008

  • Feature Article: Shams, reimbursement agreements . . . and the return of economic equivalence? By Dr John Glover FTIA
  • Sample Exam Questions: By Brett Freudenberg FTIA
  • Young Practitioner Profile: Jerome Tse ATIA (Mallesons, Melbourne)

ConTax Newsletter April 2008

  • Feature Article: Learning to Learn: Business Professionals’ Perceptions of Information Literacy By Brett Freudenberg FTIA
  • Sample Exam Questions: Self Education Expenses By Lisa Samarkovski FTIA
  • Young Practitioner Profile: Jodi Lupton ATIA (Bentleys, Brisbane)

ConTax Newsletter July 2007

  • Feature Article: Partnership Salaries and TR 2005/07 By Ian Tregoning FTIA
  • Sample Exam Questions: By Gerard Stone
  • Young Practitioner Profile: Jennifer Rees FTIA (William Buck, Adelaide)

ConTax Newsletter May 2007

  • Feature Article: Personal Income Tax Reform in Australia: The Way Forward By Binh Tran-Nam
  • Sample Exam Questions: By Sunita Jogarajan FTIA
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