Published on 15 Feb 01
by NATIONAL EVENTS, TAXATION INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
This seminar paper discusses GST and its impact on businesses and advisers, focussing on: How many businesses, and their advisers, are actually getting; What happens if the ATO disagrees?; How do the accounting and legal professions interact as advisers?; Properly describing a "business activity"; Going concerns; Foreign exchange.
Ken Fehily, CTA, of Fehily Advisory is a former adviser to the Federal Treasurer and the ATO on the development and introduction of the GST in Australia, and continues to be consulted about changes to the GST law and the ATO’s administration of it. Ken was also previously the senior partner leading Arthur Andersen’s and PricewaterhouseCoopers’ indirect tax practices, and is now one of Australia’s most experienced and effective independent advocates in GST matters. Ken continues to have a respected but independent relationship with the ATO. His views and representations of clients with the ATO are highly respected and listened to, ensuring that his clients and their GST situations are given a sound hearing by the ATO.
- Current at
19 October 2016