Published on 19 Sep 08
In this paper, John Morgan, who argued Watson before the Federal Court, discusses the issues and consequences of Watson's case and the potential application of the non-commercial loss rules by the Commissioner.
John Morgan FTIA has practiced in tax law for many years, as a partner in the national law firms: Phillips Fox, Blake Dawson Waldron and Freehills, before going to the Victorian Bar in 2004. He has taught tax at Monash University, been a private sector representative on the Tax Law Improvement Project and last year was appointed by the Assistant Treasurer to serve on the Tax Design Review Panel. Currently he is on the ATO's Legal Practitioners' Working Party.
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09 February 2017