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10 years of GST - The trials and tribulations: What has changed paper?


This paper covers:

  • where were we 10 years ago?
  • why is it important to understand where we came from?
  • what has changed so far?
  • illustrations of the changes
  • has there really been change?

Author profile

Deborah Jenkins CTA
Deborah is Deputy Commissioner, Small Business at the ATO. Deborah also has responsibility for management of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) product for the ATO. As part of Deborah’s role, she has overall responsibility for the small business experience, as well as engaging with, educating, assisting and guiding taxpayers through contemporary products and tailored services. She and her team work in partnership with tax practitioners, business, industry bodies and other organisations to create an environment that supports small business through reducing complexity and increasing the adoption of digital technology. Deborah has national responsibility on behalf of the Commissioner of Taxation for the ATO’s administration of the GST and the relationship with the States and Territories in accordance with the obligations under the Intergovernmental Agreement between Commonwealth government and the State and Territory governments. Approximately 1400 staff across the ATO deal directly with GST including providing client advice, technical advice and delivering compliance programs across all client segments. Deborah was formerly Assistant Commissioner, Indirect Tax looking after interpretative assistance (rulings, advice and guidance) and GST financial services risk. Prior to joining the ATO, Deborah was a partner at an advisory firm where she advised domestic and international clients across all industries on GST related matters. - Current at 30 September 2019
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This was presented at 2009 National GST Intensive Conference .

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Individual sessions

GST cases update

Author(s):  Robert OLDING

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Enterprise cases and the light they shed on a GST building block

Author(s):  Jennifer BATROUNEY

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GST and insolvency: A difficult area

Author(s):  Ben KELLY

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In the action of GST

Author(s):  Lachlan R WOLFERS

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Current GST issues in financial supplies

Author(s):  Ross STITT,  Andrew BARRAH

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GST implications of business promotions, loyalty schemes and vouchers

Author(s):  Andrew ORME

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