On 24 September 2014, Senior Tax Counsel Robert Jeremenko CTA and Tax Counsel Thilini Wickramasuriya ATI attended the first meeting of the ATO’s Future Tax Industry Limited Life Working Group. The group included senior ATO officers, professional association representatives, tax practitioners and software developers. The first meeting focussed on the main concerns of tax practitioners and the ATO’s reaction to the increasingly digital environment. This included a preliminary discussion on how popular functions provided through the Portal could, in future, be provided through practice management software. The key messages from this meeting as prepared by the ATO are below:
The Future Tax Industry working group 24 September 2014 - key messages
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