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Goods & services tax: transitional provisions and other issues


The purpose of this paper is to consider the following issues from a GST perspective:(a)the effect of A New Tax System (Trade Practices Amendment) Act 1998 amendments on pricing of goods and services and drafting of GST sections.(b)the transitional provisions drafting with agreements that span the implementation date of 1 July 2000 (ie 1J2K).(c)other transitional issues.

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Michael Patane CTA
Michael Patane, CTA is a Consultant with over 25 years experience in tax, corporate law, commercial law and trusts law with an emphasis on technical interpretation, tax administration and controversy. Michael has a unique blend of experience in both national legal and accounting firms and at the ATO. While at the ATO Michael held a number of senior roles in relation to Project Wickenby, High Wealth Individuals and GST. These roles included Deputy Chief Tax Counsel (Indirect Taxes), Senior Tax Counsel Strategic Litigation and Project Leader for the establishment and operation of the High Wealth Individuals compliance program. Michael has successfully litigated a number of precedential GST cases (including Marana Holdings, Sterling Guardian, ACP Publications, Reliance Carpets and Luxottica) and advises individuals, corporates, governments and charities. Recognised by his peers as one of Australia’s Best Lawyers in Tax Current at 21 October 2016 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Michael PATANE.

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