Published on 08 May 09
by SOUTH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
With the announcement and legislation of the Simplified Superannuation measures we have seen a large increase in the number of Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSFs) being established. Therefore it is no surprise the ATO will be increasing the number of compliance audits it is performing.
- examines the areas of focus by the ATO
- discusses the common mistakes often made by trustees of SMSFs and how to avoid these mistakes
- discusses the documentation required by the trustees of SMSFs
- examines the ATO's view on auditor independence issues for accounting and taxation practices
- highlights newly released tax law and rulings to assist trustees of SMSFs with their applications.
Ian has worked in the Australian Taxation Office for over 30 years beginning his career as a graduate. Since 2000, Ian has held several senior executive positions in areas such as Small Business, Capability, Superannuation and Large Business. Ian moved to Indirect Tax in December 2011 as Senior Assistant Commissioner of Compliance, Strategy and Systems where he was responsible for the identification and management of indirect tax compliance risks. In May 2013, Ian moved to the position of Senior Assistant Commissioner of Active Compliance in Indirect Tax. He is now responsible for managing the active compliance activities and the resource investment to address the indirect tax compliance risks across Micro, SME, Large Markets, Refund Integrity and Serious Evasion.
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30 September 2009