Published on 27 Jul 99
by QUEENSLAND DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The GST legislation has passed through the Parliament and become law. The GST is now a reality and businesses and their advisors have less than a year to prepare for its impacts. This paper will provide an introduction to the basic operation of the GST but will primarily focus on issues which the primary production industry will face in implementing the GST and accounting for the GST once it is in place.
Damian has specialised in indirect tax consulting for 17 years. Prior to setting up the boutique GST practice, Damian Welshe & Associates, in May 2005, Damian ran the Queensland GST consulting practices of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Mallesons Stephen Jaques. Damian is a Chartered Accountant and a Lawyer. He is also a member of The Tax Institute’s National GST Committee which liaises with the ATO and Treasury on policy matters and interpretational issues. His clients range from large financial institutions to small property developers and a network of other accounting and legal firms which seek specialist advice for their clients.
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23 January 2017