Published on 23 Mar 01
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
This paper dicusses whether the Federal Government has delivered on real simplification, looking at depreciation, stock, cash accounting, planning traps, benefits and disadvantages, who will use it, and who is not suitable for simplified tax.
Michael was admitted to the partnership of KPMG in July 1999 after 11 years in chartered accountancy. He has extensive knowledge of most major taxes including payroll tax, income tax and fringe benefits tax and consults regularly on the practical implications of the GST. Michael was the adviser to the Tasmanian Government’s GST Implementation Program. He was the State Chairman of The Tax Institute in 2001, was a member of the National Executive of the Institute and the Chairman of the Institute’s National Technical Committee. Michael has been a member of the Commissioner’s Division 7A reference group since its inception and was instrumental in lobbying for the changes that saw the introduction of s 109RB discretions.
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11 May 2010