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Privacy and confidentiality - The rights of taxpayers and their advisors paper


This paper covers:

  • the starting position
  • is the position of the advisor different to that of the client
  • statutory or legislative obligations
  • ongoing reporting requirements
  • specific coercive powers
  • exceptions
  • legal professional privilege
  • privilege against self-incrimination
  • spousal privilege
  • public interest privilege
  • impact of the taxpayers’ charter
  • privacy issues
  • access to documents filed in court proceedings
  • secrecy legislation.


Author profile

David Williams CTA-Life
David is a Strategic Adviser in relation to taxation matters operating principally in Sydney. He has been involved in taxation matters for over 35 years, the last 10 as a sole practitioner, and has been writing and presenting on the subject of tax fraud and tax offences since the 1980s with a more recent focus on lessons coming from Operation Wickenby and related investigations, and is the author of Investigations by Administrative Agencies. David was the President of The Tax Institute in 2010. - Current at 18 September 2013
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Updates on investment opportunities in China

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The increasing role of the OECD in setting tax policy

Author(s):  Stephen COLECLOUGH

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Emerging trends in international tax

Author(s):  Graeme COOPER

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Recent developments in transfer pricing

Author(s):  David RUSSELL

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