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The Commissioner's Role in Interpreting Tax Law and Emerging Issues for Advisers paper

Published on 13 Oct 07 by THE TAX INSTITUTE

A review of how the rule of law and the Commissioner's role in the tax system have been transformed and what you can do about it, with reference to:

  • Private binding rulings - are they a good idea?
  • Status of ATOIDs and the ATO's published responses to cases
  • Federal Court declarations (post Indooroopilly


Author profile:

Jennifer Batrouney QC QC CTA
Jennifer is a highly respected and sought-after advocate and adviser. She has had extensive experience in appearing before the High Court, the Federal Court and the superior State courts - mainly in revenue matters. Jennifer is President of the Tax Bar Association, and a director of the Law Council of Australia and the Australian Charity Law Association. She is a member of the Executive of the Victorian Bar Council and a member of the Melbourne Law School Advisory Council. Jennifer was a member of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal in 2001-2003, the President of Australian Women Lawyers in 2003-2004 and was Deputy Chairman of the Board of Barristers' Clerking Services Pty Ltd (List A) from 2004 until 2007. She has sat on the Law Council of Australia's Tax Committee since 1991 and represents the Law Council on the Federal Court Users' Committee. Jennifer is also a consultant to the Federal Treasury in relation to the Tax Issues Entry System and was a member of the Advisory Panel to the Board of Taxation from 2010 to 2013. Current at 11 March 2015 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Jennifer BATROUNEY.

This was presented at 46th Victorian State Convention: Feast of Delicacies.

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Innovative capital raisings

Author(s):  Paul ABBEY

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Corporate distributions and capital management issues

Author(s):  Tim NEILSON

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The Commissioner's Role in Interpreting Tax Law and Emerging Issues for Advisers

Author(s):  Jennifer BATROUNEY

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Defending the trust ramparts

Author(s):  Graeme HALPERIN

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