Dealing with tax audits paper

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Publication date: 28 May 08

Source: NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE

Abstract:

Tax audits of all complexions are back in full swing after a lengthy hiatus. Reaching a satisfactory outcome for clients requires a palette of skills, tax technical knowledge, doggedness, tact and a sense of humour (at times).

This paper covers:

  • the process - how audits start and proceed to a conclusion
  • caring for the client - social skills help
  • T-accounts, estimates and section 167
  • reaching a settlement
  • graduating to criminal proceedings.

Author profile:

Author Photo - Kenneth Schurgott CTA-Life
Kenneth Schurgott CTA-Life
Ken Schurgott, CTA (Life), is a Tax and Commercial Law Director of Schurgott Noolan Ardagna Lawyers, Sydney. Ken has extensive experience in all aspects of tax (including state taxes and litigation), as well as business structuring, asset protection, succession planning and trust and estate law. He was a member of the Advisory Panel to the Board of Taxation until recently and heavily engages in ongoing consultation in relation to the reform of the taxation of trusts and trust issues generally. Ken is a Past President of The Tax Institute.
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