Published on 01 Oct 98
by "THE TAX SPECIALIST" JOURNAL ARTICLE
This article examines the income or capital and the tax consequences associated with real estate transactions and development.
Fiona is a solicitor, academic and chartered tax adviser with The Taxation Institute. She commenced working as an academic after several years as a lawyer, both with the government (including the Attorney-General's Department) and in private practice.
Her expertise and research are in the taxation law area and in particular how it relates to charities and interacts with issues relating to human rights and traditional land owners. Fiona has published many articles in highly regarded international and Australian law journals, including the Australian Tax Forum and Common Law World Review. She has presented at conferences on issues relating to taxation concessions applying to charities, the application of the GST particularly as it relates to charities and income tax and property development generally. She has also published a number of book chapters and a textbook in the revenue law area.
In 2013, she was awarded her doctorate on the application of income tax principles to resource agreements with Indigenous Australians, with particular emphasis on the use of Indigenous charities as a tax-exempt structure. She has also received several research awards.
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01 April 2016
Sandra runs her own taxation training business, Tax Matters. Prior to this she was a taxation lecturer in the Business Faculty of the Queensland University of Technology where she taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She also previously worked in the taxation division of Arthur Anderson. Sandra has a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Laws and a Masters of Laws. She was previously a State Councillor for the Taxation Institute.
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01 December 2005