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Tax and climate change – Are you keeping up paper?


Many of Australia's companies will be operating in a carbon-constrained environment from 2010. How do you readily identify and manage the key risks, costs and opportunities of climate change? What is the state of play in relation to climate change and tax? Which reports are mere recommendations and which are operative now?

This paper addresses:

  • the Green Paper, the White Paper...which papers are "in play"?
  • a snap shot of current regimes, design principles of the new system and the national consultation timetable
  • identifying the material tax issues for corporates and practitioners to be focussing on now
  • which issues are still being debated and should you get involved?
  • a checklist of climate change issues and opportunities to consider - a practical framework for tax practitioners and corporate tax managers to move forward.

Author profile

Timothy Sandow CTA
Tim is an experienced tax professional with 25 years in the ‘Big 4’, he provides income tax related advice to a variety of private and large public companies as well as multi-nationals. In particular, Tim has advised many companies on mergers & acquisitions, tax governance, corporate tax, international tax, and employment tax issues, always maintaining a focus on practical commercial advice. One of Tim’s key skills is understanding complex tax issues and communicating these in a practical way enabling CFO’s, Boards and Business Owners to focus on the key opportunities and risks when making business decisions. Tim is currently the SA representative on National Council of The Tax Institute. - Current at 17 July 2020
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This was presented at 42nd South Australian Convention: Playing to Win .

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