Jade Isaacs is an Assistant Commissioner for Private Groups and High Wealth Individuals with the Australian Taxation Office.

Her current focus is on implementing contemporary client engagement strategies, which seek to provide tailored, real time services to assist privately owned and wealthy group stakeholders.

Jade has previously held Assistant Commissioner roles within the ATO in Indirect Taxes and the Tax Counsel Network, where her focus was on dispute resolution, international tax and significant case management.

At The Tax Institute’s 2018 National Convention in Cairns, Jade delivered a presentation (with the ATO’s Will Day) on ‘What’s attracting the Commissioner’s attention?’. It was a practical session that focused on the current technical issues impacting private business. It highlighted insights from recent ATO experience.

In this interview from the Convention, Jade speaks about the attractions of a career in tax, work-life balance, and her greatest career achievement.