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Speed update presentation


This presentation covers:

  • legislative amendments/proposed legislative amendments
  • cases (including ATO litigation/ADR update)
  • rulings.

Author profiles:

William Cannon CTA
Bill is currently a Special Counsel with Ashurst having served as a Partner of the firm from 1980 to November 2013. He is a senior member of the Ashurst tax practice working as part of an integrated team providing a full range of direct and indirect tax services to clients to support their business activities. Bill has extensive experience advising on the stamp duty and GST aspects, particularly in relation to trusts, partnerships and the purchase, sale, restructuring and other dealings with assets. He acts for major corporations in the private and public sectors in a variety of industries. Bill is an assistant editor for the late Hon. Justice D Graham Hill’s publication - Duties Legislation (Thomson Lawbook Co). Current at 08 August 2014 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Bill CANNON.
Matthew Nicholls CTA
Matthew Nicholls is an Executive Director with EY’S Adelaide Tax Practice and specialises in Indirect Tax matters. Matthew has over 24 years’ experience in working with tax. He spent 14 years working in the ATO and was involved with establishing the GST presence in the Adelaide office. Matthew has worked for EY for over 10 years and specialises in providing technical advice, assisting with compliance issues and with the implementation and use of data analytics for clients. Matthew co-chaired The Tax Institute’s National GST Subcommittee for 3 years until 2015, is the chair of the SA Technical Committee and sits on the ATO’s GST Advisory Group. Current at 10 February 2016 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Matthew NICHOLLS.

Kasey Macfarlane
Kasey is the ATO's Assistant Commissioner responsible for Self-Managed Superannuation Funds. Prior to joining the ATO in 1999, Kasey worked as a Chartered Accountant in one of the Big 4 accounting firms, as well as a second-tier accounting firm. During her time at the ATO, prior to joining the ATO's superannuation business line, Kasey had undertaken various technical leadership roles and her responsibilities across various tax products have included technical leadership and input into policy and law development; leading the development of ATO public rulings and guidance products; and leading the management and resolution of tax-related strategic litigation matters. Current at 19 September 2016 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Kasey MacFarlane.

This was presented at 2014 National GST Intensive.

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Speed update

Author(s):  Bill CANNON,  Kasey MacFarlane,  Matthew NICHOLLS

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Living with change: Case study

Author(s):  Kevin O’Rourke,  Raj Srikhanta

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Rebates and incentives - The road beyond AP Group

Author(s):  Andrew ORME,  Jenny Lin

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Managing interaction and information flow with the ATO

Author(s):  Angelina Lagana,  Carmen MCELWAIN

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