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Tax Disputes Online Series

26 August 2020 - 30 September 2020 6 CPD hours Online

Tax Disputes Online Series

The Tax Disputes Online Series offers an impressive line-up of speakers with intimate knowledge of taxpayer disputes with the ATO.

The program offers strong technical content as well as insights into the ATO's current practice for engaging with SME and large corporate taxpayers.

The issues covered range from the unique aspects of GST and transfer pricing disputes to the challenges and strategies involved in seeking to resolve disputes remotely.



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  • Whilst there are common legislative and administrative frameworks for tax disputes across different areas of the tax law, there are particular nuances that arise in some of the common areas of dispute. This session will look at the topical areas of transfer pricing and GST. Both issues are the subject of current ATO scrutiny and disputes.

    Kristen Deards SC and Chris Kinsella will discuss;

    The particular features of a transfer pricing audit and dispute

    The role of expert evidence

    The availability of the ATO’s Independent Review process and other options available.

    Andrew will provide his insights on the bespoke nature of a GST audit or dispute and the options for resolving these matters.

  • Speakers
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    Christopher Kinsella CTA
    Holding Redlich (NSW)

    Andrew Sommer 's profile photo

    Andrew Sommer CTA
    Clayton Utz

    Kristen Deards SC's profile photo

    Kristen Deards SC
    Banco Chambers

  • Deputy Commissioner for Private Wealth, Tim Dyce and Assistant Commissioner, Sarah Taylor will discuss the ATO’s current approach to engaging with private wealth taxpayers.

    This will include a discussion of the Top 500, Next 5,000 and medium and emerging private groups, and how the Justified Trust approach will be tailored to the private wealth segment.

    In addition to providing an update on the progress of these programs, Tim and Sarah will provide some insights to some of the issues that are expected to arise as well as the steps that can be taken to prepare for these reviews.

  • Speakers
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    Tim Dyce
    Australian Taxation Office

    Sarah Taylor 's profile photo

    Sarah Taylor
    Australian Taxation Office

  • This panel will explore and discuss the below topical issues in relation to debt recovery:

    Current ATO policies on the collection of existing debts by those businesses affected by coronavirus

    How effective debt and interest deferral requests have been

    Policies on varying PAYG instalments and effectiveness of cash flow boost policies.

    The way forward post coronavirus in relation to debt and small business issues

  • Speakers
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    Damien Browne
    Australian Taxation Office

    Andrew Watson 's profile photo

    Andrew Watson
    Australian Taxation Office

    Kate Carnell 's profile photo

    Kate Carnell AO
    Small Business and Family Enterprise