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The Challenges of Tax Administration convention paper

Published on 11 Sep 03 by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE

This convention paper provides an ATO perspective on some of the topics covered at the Convention as well as outlining its responsiveness to recent developments in law design and initiatives impacting compliance and the ATO's relationship with practitioners and their clients. Specific issues covered include:
- the ATO's role in legislation
- the ATO's interpretive function
- the ATO's compliance initiatives
- the ATO's change program and how it impacts on practitioners.

Author profile:

Michael D'ASCENZO
Michael D’Ascenzo took up his role as Commissioner of Taxation on 1 January 2006. Michael joined the Tax Office in 1977 and worked in various areas, such as tax avoidance schemes, heading up the recoupment tax area and in 1986 was put in charge of international operations, becoming involved in the world’s first advanced pricing agreement. Michael also led the improvements to the self-assessment system introduced in 1992 and the from 1994 worked as Deputy Chief Tax Counsel and the Chief Tax Counsel. Prior to his appointment as Commissioner, Michael held the position of Second Commissioner (Law) and Chief Tax Counsel having an ongoing focus on the interpretation of tax law and the implementation of new tax laws, as well as corporate planning, finance and governance.
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This was presented at 42ND VICTORIAN STATE CONVENTION - CELEBRATING SUCCESS .

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Part IVA: an analysis

Author(s):  Des MALONEY

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Corporate Governance and Directors' Duties

Author(s):  Allan J MYERS QC

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Shareholder loans under s108 and Division 7A

Author(s):  Chris WALLIS

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Simplified Imputation System

Author(s):  Stephen CARPENTER

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Trusts and Income Tax Issues

Author(s):  Rob JEREMIAH

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Mergers and Acquisitions III

Author(s):  Tim NEILSON

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Taxation of Expatriates

Author(s):  Scott HEEZEN

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Review of International Tax

Author(s):  David SCOTT

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Part IVA - Twenty Two Years On - In a state of maturity?

Author(s):  Fiona J ALPINS,  John W DE WIJN

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Contentious Recent Developments

Author(s):  Keith JAMES

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