Published on 25 May 07
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
Getting a settled and consistent policy relating to the preparation of documents is essential including:
- Record keeping obligations
- Do the documents you keep stack up?
- Do in-house transactions stack up?
- Computer records
- The effect of the Consolidations regime
- Management of directors’ minutes
- Understanding the importance of third party records/evidence, eg financiers
- Understanding the expectations of the ATO
- Contemporaneous documents should disclose facts, not fairy tales
- Evidential aspects
Sue is a partner at EY specialising in tax controversy. Sue has worked in tax for more than 25 years, including roles in major law firms and executive roles within the firms in which she has been a partner. Sue was the President of The Tax Institute in 2008, has been a member of several advisory boards, has participated in many consultative forums and lectures in the University of Melbourne Masters of Law program. Sue was a member of the instructing solicitor team working on the Placer Dome litigation.
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26 June 2019
Rebecca is acting Deputy Commissioner for Public Groups in the Public Groups and International (PG&I) business line. In this role Rebecca is responsible for overseeing tax administration and compliance for all public entities. Before taking this role, Rebecca led the ATO’s Energy and Resources Industry and marketing hubs strategies, PG&I’s Law Advice and Resolution stream, as well as compliance teams in Moonee Ponds.
- Current at
19 June 2019