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Tax audits – Lessons from Wickenby paper


This paper covers:

  • targeting audits
  • ATO attitudes
  • adviser attitudes
  • objection review
  • ADR approaches
  • settlements
  • section 167
  • burden of proof
  • time running
  • legal professional privilege
  • tax advice document privilege
  • without prejudice communications
  • administrative penalties
  • interest
  • bankruptcy and tax disputes
  • disputes and criminal proceedings
  • victims of Wickenby.

Please note Ken's paper has been updated since it was originally delivered and was presented at Tax Audit Survival event in South Australia on the 8th of November.

Author profile

Kenneth Schurgott CTA-Life
Ken is a Solicitor - Director of Schurgott & Co Lawyers specialising in taxation matters (including State Taxes, stamp duty, payroll tax and land tax) and with extensive experience in business structuring, business sales and acquisitions, asset protection, succession planning and trust and estate law. Ken is very experienced in tax dispute matters, negotiations for settlements, mediations and conciliations and litigation. He regularly appears before the AAT and NCAT and instructs counsel in matters before the Courts. Ken chaired the Noosa Tax Intensive from 2005 to 2007 and was on the Organising Committee for a longer period. He was National President of the Institute in 2012. - Current at 04 January 2018
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This was presented at 44th Western Australian State Convention .

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