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Australia’s largest tax program

The NSW 12th Annual Tax Forum features the largest tax program in Australia, making it the must-attend event for the industry. The Forum attracts premier tax advisors in NSW to both speak and attend. With its wide mix of topics, it continues to attract companies from a variety of industries, and its flexible ticketing attracts over 400 delegates from a wide variety of specialisations and levels.

Held over two days, the event offers more than 50 industry expert speakers, hosting an impressive 42 technical sessions, split into four convenient topic streams; SME, Corporate, Hot Topics and returning again this year – Emerging Leaders. The Forum has something for every tax professional.

Session Highlights

Session 4A: Superannuation and Estate Planning
Speaker: Graeme Colley, SuperConcepts

Session 8C: Potential Changes to Tax Laws with a Change of Government
Speaker Robert Campbell, CTA, McLeod Campbell & Associates

Session 10A: Property Investments and Uncommon Transactions in SMSFs
Speaker Kim O’Brien, EY; Nidal Danoun, CTA, Prosperity Financial Services; Tara McLachlan, CTA, Australian Taxation Office

Session 13B: Economic Update
Speaker Paul Bloxham, HSBC

With topics covering everything from Property, CGT Concessions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Residency, GST and presented by the best in the industry from firms such as Deloitte, ATO, Pitcher Partners, EY, BDO & KPMG this is an event you don’t want to miss.

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  • 14 structured CPD hours
  • 4 streams – including. return of Emerging Leaders Stream
  • 42 sessions
  • 50+ expert presenters
  • Opportunities to network with local and interstate colleagues
  • Central Sydney location


Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

A classical chic design in the heart of the shopping and entertainment district, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is only a stone's throw from famous attractions including the Opera House, Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, The Rocks and Royal Botanic Gardens.

Address: 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Tel: 02 9228 9188

Website: Sofitel Sydney Wentworth


Delegates wishing to book can do so directly via hotel reservations:

Tel:02 9228 9104



Classic King Room:$320.00 Room Only per room per night

Valid for stays 22nd-24th May 2019

The above rate can be offered until 14 days from arrival date, subject to availability at time of reservation. Delegates must contact the hotel reservations team via phone or email, quote a conference code and provide credit card details to secure the booking. Cancellation fees apply within 7 days from arrival. Within 14 days from arrival date, best available rates will apply subject to availability.

Getting there

Wynyard and Martin Place train stations are within close walking proximity of the venue. Please contact us if you require a map with further details.


Parking at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth hotel is accessible via Bligh Street. There is a daily conference rate of $55 available to delegates – please let the parking attendant know that you are attending The Tax Institute’s 12th Annual Tax Forum to obtain this rate. To view standard car parking rates, visit


Networking Drinks

Thursday 23 May

Join your colleagues and conference speakers for an evening of wine tasting, canapes and networking.

We have the pleasure of inviting our successful graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Applied Tax Law in 2019. We also welcome recent new members of the Institute to network with peer and established tax practitioners.

Time: 5.30pm–7.00pm

Price: Included for full registration delegates, complimentary for graduates and new members (by invitation only).

Additional tickets: $50 per person

Dress: Business


Tickets + Pricing

Full conference: This registration option includes participation in the full technical program, access to all materials online and all meals and refreshments during forum hours, including the networking function on the first day of the event. Registration fees do not include travel, accommodation or hotel incidentals.

Registration deadline Member price New-member price Non-member price
Early bird – on or before 12 April 2019 $1,595 incl GST $1,935 incl GST $1,995 incl GST
Standard – after 12 April 2019 $1,795 incl GST $2,135 incl GST $2,195 incl GST

* Save on the non-member price and become a member of The Tax Institute today. The new member registration fee includes fees for affiliate level membership of The Tax Institute so that you can take advantage of the many benefits membership affords. Membership is extended until 30 June 2020. To find out more about Membership,
 Click here for more information on membership

Employer Ticket

Can't attend the entire event? Take advantage of our popular employer ticket and choose 14 sessions to share amongst your team.

Early bird – on or before 12 April 2019 $2,195 incl GST
Standard – after 12 April 2019/td> $2,395 incl GST

Contact us to purchase this ticket or for further information about this ticket type.

Emerging Leaders Ticket

To help nurture the future of the tax profession, the emerging leaders stream is a specially developed 4-hour program designed for people who:

  • Have less than 5 years’ experience in tax
  • Need to build technical skills
  • Want to mix with likeminded professionals
  • Have not attended NSW Tax Forum before

If this is you or any of your colleagues make sure they don’t miss out!

Emerging leaders ticket $195 incl GST

Contact us to purchase this ticket or for further information about this ticket type.


The Tax Institute CPD Event App

The Tax Institute understands the impact that an event of this nature has on the environment, especially when printing delegate materials. The event app is easy to use and contains program information, materials (technical papers and slides), evaluation forms and more. We encourage all delegates to download the app on their phone or tablet prior to this event. Once the materials are available, an email will be sent to delegates with access details (approximately five days before the event).

Download the app for iPad or Android.

The Tax Institute CPD Event App download link - Apple iPad The Tax Institute CPD Event App download link - Android


Interested in raising your company's profile?

Find out more about becoming a sponsor by contacting Wayne Flekser on 02 8223 0000 or email us for further details.