The Tax Institute is the most respected and influential contributor to the development of tax policy and administration in Australia. As part of this contribution, we prepare top level submissions on tax policy, administration and technical matters at both Federal and State levels. Non-confidential submissions prepared from 1996 onwards and covering legislation, ATO and Treasury consultative documents and papers, as well as rulings, determinations and a range of other ATO opinion and guideline documents, are available here.
13 Feb 2020
The Tax Institute welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Inspector-General of Taxation and Taxation Ombudsman (IGT) in relation to the Death and Taxes – Investigation into ATO systems and processes for dealing with Deceased Estates review (Review).
Our submission below addresses a number of issues including:
- The public guidance issued by the ATO to assist executors and administrators;
- ATO systems, including the ATO Portals, for dealing with deceased estates; and
- Legislative impediments to the effective administration of deceased estates.