Published on 16 Mar 07
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
This paper covers:
law of negligence and its impact upon tax practitioners in their professional practices
common law duties of competence
impact of trade practices and fair trading legislation
fiduciary duties and responsibilities of tax advisors
professional sanctions for practitioners who engage in tax evasion (either personally or in an advisor-client relationship).
Dr Gino Dal Pont
Gino is a Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Tasmania. His main areas of interest are equity and trusts, and professional responsibility, and he has authored widely used and cited books in each of these fields. Gino is also an ethics columnist for various legal professional journals, and the General Editor of Halsbury's Laws of Australia. In addition to being admitted to legal practice in New South Wales, Gino is a CPA. Current at 02 June 2014
The Tax Institute is a Recognised Tax Agent Association (RTAA) under the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009.
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