Published on 12 Aug 04
by WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This paper canvasses some of the lesser known taxes and issues that practitioners may be called upon to address for our not for profit clients, namely Fringe Benefits Tax, Goods and Services Tax, and various WA State tax exemptions including stamp duty, land tax, payroll tax, debits tax and the Emergency Services Levy. It concludes with some observations about ATO audit activity proposed for the not-for-profit sector, and a brief comment on the implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards.
Russell is Director of Tax Consulting with Horwath (WA). He has 25 years experience in commerce and the public and private sectors including 22 years in the taxation field, advising a wide range of clients on State, Federal and International revenue law. Russell has a unique public and private sector experience. As a former Tax Counsel with the ATO, Russell was deeply involved with the development and application of taxation policy and legislation in both Perth and Canberra and penned several public rulings during that time. He provides specialist advice to a wide range of clients in the not for profit sector, including sporting bodies, not for profit hospitals, some of the country's most prominent charities and public benevolent institutions. Russell has also consulted to our public and private universities on all areas of taxation compliance and planning.
Current at 8 July 2004
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