20 May 11 The Tax Institue in the media
This week saw The Tax Institute’s fourth Annual Tax Forum held in Sydney. The Forum hosted many eminent speakers including ATO Deputy Chief Tax Counsel, Des Maloney. Des spoke about PartIVA and the challenges of interpreting the sometimes inconsistent reasoning in cases from the Federal Court and High Court. On Friday 20 May 2011 the Australian Financial Review reported on this presentation, including reference to a detailed question from The Tax Institute’s National Councillor, Prof Graeme Cooper FTIA: “ATO rethinks anti-avoidance tactics”.