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Joint keynote address paper



Contents of this paper as follows:

1. Overview

2. GST Law

  • public rulings
  • dispute resolution
    • overview of GST litigation landscape
    • alternative dispute resolution
    • looking back - some reflections on outcomes of litigation
    • cases in the pipeline
  • amending the legislation
  • allocation of ATO technical resources

3. Compliance matters

  • micro enterprises
  • small and medium enterprises
  • large market

4. Concluding remarks

Author profiles

James O’Halloran, has national responsibility for the administration and compliance activities for the Goods and Services Tax and Excise, and other indirect taxes. Prior to this role James was Deputy Commissioner, Tax Practitioner and Lodgment Strategy with accountabilities for the ATO’s services and relationship with tax practitioners, lodgement compliance and the cash economy. James joined the Australian Taxation Office in 1999. He has held a number of senior executive roles including the oversight the ATO compliance program and compliance programs for Excise and the Goods and Services Tax. Current at 28 May 2012
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Robert Olding CTA
Robert is the Australian Taxation Office’s Chief Tax Counsel, he is responsible for technical leadership in relation to GST. Robert is admitted as a barrister and solicitor in various jurisdictions and holds a Master of Laws in the field of litigation and dispute resolution. He currently has a particular focus on improving the timeliness of the ATO’s technical decision-making in relation to the most complex matters. Before joining the ATO in 2002, Robert was an Indirect Taxes Partner at KPMG. - Current at 05 September 2013
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This was presented at 2012 National GST Intensive .

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Joint keynote address

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