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Alternative dispute resolution presentation


This presentation deals with the following practical issues that need to be considered by taxpayers and their advisers when considering the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR):

  • why is the ATO focused on ADR, and what is in it for taxpayers?
  • how does ADR fit in to the existing audit, objection and review process?
  • what does ADR mean and how does it work?
  • how do taxpayers prepare for ADR to get the best outcome, and what are the downsides?
  • examples of ADR in practice.

Author profiles:

Judith Sullivan CTA
Judy is a Tax Partner at PwC in Sydney where she is the National Tax Litigation and ADR leader. Prior to joining PwC, Judy was a Tax Partner at King & Wood Mallesons. Her main area of practice is all aspects of revenue disputes œ from risk reviews and audits through to ADR and litigation. She has conducted major tax litigation in the AAT, Federal Court and High Court. Judy is also a member of the Advisory Panel to the Board of Taxation. Current at 02 June 2014 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Judy SULLIVAN.
Author Photo - Terrence Murphy QC, CTA
Terrence Murphy QC, CTA
Terry, QC, CTA, is a Barrister at Chancery Chambers. He practises at the Victorian Bar in revenue law, trust and superannuation law, corporations law and commercial law, and has appeared for both taxpayers and the Commissioner in the High, Federal and Supreme Courts. Terry is a member of the Taxation Committee of the Business Section of the Law Council of Australia, a member of the Melbourne Law Masters Tax Advisory Board at the University of Melbourne (where he lectures in the LLM program), the Bar's representative on the School of Law Program Advisory Committee of Victoria University and a frequent presenter at state and national conferences of The Tax Institute and other professional bodies. Terry was appointed Special Counsel to the ATO from 2008 until 2010. Current at 07 March 2016 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Terry MURPHY.

This was presented at Vic 1st Annual Tax Forum.

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