03 Dec 10 Taxation Institute in the media
Following the release of the discussion paper on financial planners giving tax advice, the Taxation Institute's media release was reported in the Australian Financial Review on Tuesday 30 November 2010 (see above for a discussion of this): ‘New hurdles for financial planners'.
In respect of the recent Anstis High Court decision, on 27-28 November 2010, the Australian Financial Review reported Taxation Institute comments on the implications of the decision for those affected: ‘Landmark tax decision leaves students in limbo'.
The Taxation Institute was quoted in the Australian Financial Review Online Edition on 1 December 2010 "ATO clamps down on private equity". In the article, we stated that the release of a further two draft tax determinations concerning the treatment of private equity structures highlights that many questions remain in this area of the law.