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 is a Tax and Commercial Law Director of Schurgott & Co Lawyers and Special Counsel with Brown Wright Stein Lawyers, Sydney. He has extensive experience in all aspects of tax (including State taxes and litigation), as well as business structuring, business sales and acquisitions, asset protection, succession planning and trust and estate law. Ken has been, until recently, a member of the Advisory Panel to the Board of Taxation and heavily engaged in on-going consultation in relation to the reform of the taxation of trusts and trust issues generally. He is a former President of The Tax Institute, Chairman of the International Relationships Committee of the Institute, a member of OATCA technical committee and Chairman of the policy committee of STEP Australia.
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