Published on 31 Oct 13
by VICTORIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
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.
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
Terry Murphy QC, CTA, has focussed on advising and appearing for taxpayer and revenue authorities in the Federal Court and High Court and in alternative dispute resolution for over 30 years. He was appointed to be the Special Counsel to the Australian Taxation Office from 2008 to 2010, is a member of Taxation Subcommittee of the Law Council, Chair of the Tax Group Advisory Board, and a Senior Fellow of the University of Melbourne Law School.
- Current at
03 August 2017