Published on 04 Jun 04
by QUEENSLAND DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper gives the views of the Second Commissioner of Taxation and Chief Tax Counsel on the topical tax issues of today and those of tomorrow. It will provide you with a deeper understanding of the ATO's views on particular
tax matters and future direction - something you will not glean from a text book!
Michael was appointed to the Foreign Investment Review Board with effect from 2 January 2013. Michael is recognised internationally for his leadership and expertise in taxation, administration, governance and policy. Michael was Commissioner of Taxation from January 2006 to December 2012, where he championed corporate values that put taxpayers and the community at the centre of ATO thinking. In January 2010, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for service to public administration, and in 2012 he was awarded the Chartered Accountants’ Federal Government Leader of the Year. Michael is currently also a non-executive director of Australia Post and a member of the Clean Energy Regulator, as well as an adjunct professor at UNSW and a professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne.
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21 March 2017