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Tax awards will honour the best and brightest

Publication date: 27 Sep 13 | Source: THE TAX INSTITUTE

27 September 2013: For the first time, the tax industry’s highest achievers will be honoured at the inaugural Tax Adviser of the Year Awards 2014 hosted by The Tax Institute.

Noel Rowland, CEO of The Tax Institute said the awards will recognise tax professionals across all levels of experience for their achievements and commitment to excellence in tax practice, professionalism, high ethical standards and leadership.

“The awards will provide a great opportunity to share the success of leading and upcoming tax professionals with Australia,” Mr Rowland said.

The Tax Awards are open to sole tax practitioners, partners or employees of a tax practice of any size (accounting, legal), in-house tax practitioners from the corporate sector, tax practitioners working in government and academics. 

There are three categories showcasing individual excellence and achievement at different levels of experience:

  • Emerging Tax Star:  Passionate tax professionals with less than five years’ tax experience. 
  • Tax Adviser of the Year: Outstanding tax professionals who have shown innovation and excellence in tax initiatives and have more than five years’ tax experience. 
  • Chartered Tax Adviser of the Year:  Advisers with an impressive record of achievement as thought leaders who have made a positive contribution to client businesses and have more than 10 years’ tax experience.

The judging panel will be made up of industry figures and members of the profession, together with a range of other distinguished stakeholders. 

Entries open 1 October 2013 and close 10 December 2013 with the winner being presented at a gala dinner at the Tax Institute National Convention on 27 March 2014.  For more information on how to apply please contact +61 2 8223 0014 or email

In addition to new awards program, The Tax Institute has recently launched the Careers in Tax Week, an online education platform to equip both new and experienced tax professionals with the skills necessary to excel in their career. The online sessions included how to meet you tax agent responsibilities and tax leadership, how to register as a tax adviser and how to build your career in tax.


Contact:  Noel Rowland, Chief Executive Officer 02 8223 0001,