Professor Bob Deutsch
Senior Tax Counsel
In addition to his role as Senior Tax Counsel at The Tax Institute Professor Deutsch is currently a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT), and for over 20 years he was a Professor in Taxation Law with the University of New South Wales.
He specialises in taxation matters, with a special emphasis on international tax, and his time with the AAT has required extensive involvement in corporate law, social security and immigration matters. Professor Deutsch also has experience as a solicitor with a major national law firm, as an independent barrister, and as a director with a major accounting firm. He has written widely in his fields of specialisation as well as in the area of financial statements, and is an ongoing contributor to the highly successful Thomson Reuters Australian Tax Handbook. He is also a regular conference presenter for a number of organisations, including The Tax Institute and the University of New South Wales.
Professor Deutsch has deep expertise in both tax practice and tax education, developed over many years at the highest levels. This gives him a unique perspective that enables him to represent The Tax Institute with authority and integrity.