Published on 29 Mar 03
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
The recent debate on the appointment of an Inspector-General for taxation has placed the spotlight on the processes within the Australian taxation system for resolving disputes, reviewing legislation and streamlining administration.
This presentation includes a summary of grass roots concerns and a robust analysis of:
- the distinctive roles of the Ombudsman, an Inspector-General and the ATO
- particular problems versus general problems
- alternatives to conventional objection and appeal procedures.
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Peter is a former Special Tax Adviser to the Ombudsman between 1995 and 1998. Prior to that he worked in chartered accounting and the Commonwealth Ombudsman's office. Since 1998 he has worked as a tax and superannuation specialist in the funds management industry. Peter has qualifications in mathematics, commerce and superannuation.
Current at 28 November 2002
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