Published on 01 Feb 00
by "TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA" JOURNAL ARTICLE
The author describes the ATO as positioning themselves to support the community on tax reform and its implications. He outlines the ATO Compliance Model based on understanding taxpayer behaviour, building community partnerships, increasing flexibility, and escalating options to enforce compliance. The key tax reform events that will take place over the next twelve to eighteen months are given in an attachment to the paper.
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