Published on 01 Mar 02
by "TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA" JOURNAL ARTICLE
A discussion of the relative merits and weaknesses in our system, and a call for an urgent review of some aspects of it.
Michael Payne-Mulcahy CTA
Michael is currently Tax Counsel in the Tax Policy & Research Division of the Taxation Institute of Australia. He has qualifications in both law and accounting, in addition to a post-graduate law degree in international law. Prior to joining the Institute he worked in both the accounting and legal professions. Recently, Michael has had responsibility for monitoring developments in the Financial Services Reform area, working with the Institute representatives on this matter. Current at 01 June 2008
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Prof Michael Dirkis CTA
Michael is Professor of Taxation Law at the University of Sydney. He has a PhD on Australian international taxation and is a noted researcher, having authored Is it Australia's? Residency and Source Analysed (2005, Australian Tax Research Foundation), as well as authoring and co-authoring over 590 publications and papers. From May 1999 until October 2009 he was, as Senior Tax Counsel for the Taxation Institute, in the forefront of the all major tax reform and taxation administration reforms. He continues his involvement as a member of the Treasury's Tax Treaties Advisory Panel and the Education Committee of the Tax Practitioners Board. He was awarded the Australasian Tax Teachers Association's Graham Hill medal in recognition of his "outstanding contribution to the teaching of taxation law and policy" on 21 January 2010. Current at 29 October 2012
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