Published on 10 Sep 13
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper examines the decisions handed down since the introduction of tax consolidation to determine how the courts have dealt with tax consolidation legislation. It also explores the themes and principles that can be taken from those decisions including in relation to the core rules.
Aldrin is the Head of Projects and Infrastructure at Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills and has over 20 years experience in a specialist taxation role. He acts predominantly for large multinational and Australian listed companies and has significant experience in advising both vendors and purchasers in multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects. As well as providing taxation advice, Aldrin has been the instructing solicitor on a number of matters before the Federal Court and High Court of Australia. Aldrin has been recognised as one of Australia’s leading tax controversy advisers by the International Tax Review and is heavily involved in consultations regarding taxation law reforms, including assisting the Board of Taxation. Aldrin is a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne and lectures in the Masters of Taxation program.
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24 January 2017
Michael Flynn, CTA-Life, is a Barrister specialising in taxation and was National President of The Tax Institute in 2014. He was chair of the organising committee of the National Infrastructure Conference in 2015 and 2016. Michael has appeared before the Federal Court and the High Court in many cases on behalf of both taxpayers and the Commissioner. Michael has been a member of various committees of The Tax Institute for over 20 years, including Victorian State Council (he is a past State Chair) and National Council. He lectures in the postgraduate program at Melbourne University and is President of the Tax Bar Association.
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20 April 2017