Published on 13 Feb 13
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This presentation covers the risk differentiation framework, reportable tax positions, cooperative compliance agreements, dispute resolution and Australian Taxation Office policies for settling disputes.
Ashley is a Partner in the Tax Controversy team at PwC. He focusses on strategic resolution of tax disputes. Ashley has over 25 years tax experience including 20 years with the ATO. Ashley was one of the youngest tax officers to have been promoted to assistant commissioner in the ATO in 2001, and was senior assistant commissioner for Large Business and International Tax division when he left the ATO to join PwC in 2007. Ashley recognises that attempting to resolve tax disputes comes with its technical complexities. By combining his extensive ATO experience and his insight into contemporary ADR processes, Ashley has been instrumental in advising many clients in negotiating complex tax dispute settlements. He has also successfully assisted many clients in defending their tax positions, including through obtaining positive ATO rulings.
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29 October 2014
Andrew was appointed Deputy Inspector-
General of Taxation on 18 August 2009. Prior to this appointment, Andrew held senior corporate taxation positions, including global Head of Tax for Allco Finance Group and Deputy Head of Tax
Australia-New Zealand for Deutsche Bank. He has also been an active tax reform advocate over many years through industry bodiessuch as the Australian Bankers’ Association, Australian Financial
Markets Association, Australian Securitisation Forum, Corporate
Tax Association and the Financial Services Council. These roles have provided him with considerable knowledge and experience in
dealing with the Government and its agencies, including the ATO and the Department of Treasury.
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01 June 2015