Published on 11 Sep 04
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
An analysis of tax project management with a view to risk minimisation including:
- conflicts of interest
- engagement letters
- communicating with clients
- staffing and use of specialists
- working paper structure and management
- review escalation
- report writing including scoping, defensive wording and disclaimers
- managing identified risk
- liability capping.
Brian, Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, has been a tax partner with the firm for 16 years and in that role was involved in one of the longest running professional negligence cases in Australian legal history. The case also resulted in one of the largest cost awards in Australian legal history. Since last year he has assumed the full time role of tax quality and risk management with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Current at 23 July 2004