On 16 October 2014, Andrew Mills, Second Commissioner, Law Design and Practice gave an address entitled "Reinventing Law Design and Practice within the ATO" to The Tax Institute's National Resource Tax Conference held in Perth, Western Australia.
In his address, Mr Mills announced a new initiative designed by the Tax Counsel Network and Public Groups & International area. Starting this month, Public Groups & International will be providing each taxpayer with whom wthe ATO has an Advance Compliance Arrangement the opportunity to have a senior Tax Counsel Network officer assigned to them. Mr Mills said that these taxpayers will benefit from direct access to senior TCN thinking as soon as an issue is emerging.
For a copy of the address, go here