Published on 11 Sep 03
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This presentation 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.
Michael was appointed to the Foreign Investment Review Board with effect from 2 January 2013. Michael is recognised internationally for his leadership and expertise in taxation, administration, governance and policy. Michael was Commissioner of Taxation from January 2006 to December 2012, where he championed corporate values that put taxpayers and the community at the centre of ATO thinking. In January 2010, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for service to public administration, and in 2012 he was awarded the Chartered Accountants’ Federal Government Leader of the Year. Michael is currently also a non-executive director of Australia Post and a member of the Clean Energy Regulator, as well as an adjunct professor at UNSW and a professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne.
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21 March 2017