Published on 04 Jun 04
by QUEENSLAND DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The shift in the ATO's audit strategy over the past decade
requires tax practitioners to challenge the traditional paradigm of tax risk management. The tax practitioner of today needs to go beyond merely interpreting and advising on tax law. Learn about key areas of tax risk management
- knowing your client's business
- the importance of the relationship with the ATO team
- establishing a reasonably arguable position
- negotiation skills
- understanding the entire tax system, not just the legislation.
Grant's tax experience has been obtained through two decades of specialised tax roles, including various positions in the ATO and as a tax partner in a Big 4 accounting firm. He is now with William Buck. Grant's expertise includes advising clients on appropriate business structures, wealth creation and tax risk management strategies.
Current at 9 February 2006