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Tasmanian State Convention

event  17 October 2019 - 18 October 2019  |  Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

17 - 18 October 2019 | Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

The Tasmanian State Convention remains the state’s premier taxation event. This year technical program covers a broad range of tax issues that as advisers are confronted with. As in recent years, there is an emphasis on the practical, including looking at residency, post-election tax insights, elder and upon death practice, marriage breakdown and agribusiness.

This year the pre-convention workshop, which gives a hands-on start to the two days, focuses on Asset Protection. Travis Anderson, will eplore the important issues of asset protection and restructuring including pre and post insolvency considerations. We hope that you will take advantage of the ample time for networking with the convention dinner being held at the Marjories Restaurant at Woolmers Estate. The venue is the perfect place to take in superb views over the beautiful Woolmers Rose Garden to the historic buildings, across the Norfolk Plains and out to the Great Western Tiers..

Don't miss out on this highly topical Convention and take an advantage of the opportunity to network with colleagues and fellow tax experts!

Early bird registrations are open now. Save $150 if you register before 30 August 2019!

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  • 9.50 CPD hours
  • Earn extra 2 CPD hours by registering the workshop
    Networking opportunitites

Pre-Convention Workshop: Asset Protection

Earn extra 2 CPD hours by registering the pre-convention workshop!

The 2019 State Convention workshop is focused on the important issues of asset protection in the context of pre and post insolvency considerations from the ATO's point of view. These issues are relevant and topical in light of the significant resources that ASIC has been allocating to stamping out a variety of corporate phoenixing activity, particularly since it is the ATO that is often on the losing end. It is even more relevant to practitioners in the circumstances where advisors can now be held personally liable for promoting phoenix-type arrangements. The workshop focusses on the specific issues of:

- Structuring considerations and transitional issues
- Personal exposure of directors
- PPSA considerations
- Risks and early warning signs for clients and advisors
- Director penalty notices
- Winding up applications

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Venue

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Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

The conference will be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston. A 4½ star hotel situated in the historic district, just steps from the Central Business District. Surrounded by notable attractions like City Park - Launceston’s picturesque public gardens, the Tasmanian Design Centre, the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Princess Theatre, Boag’s Brewery and UTAS Stadium, our Launceston hotel is the perfect choice for exploring the many splendours of Northern Tasmania.

For more information please visit the Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston website.


Accommodation

Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

(Convention Venue)

Stay at the premier 4.5-star hotel in Launceston and find yourself in the centre of it all – with vibrant shopping, nightlife and the natural beauty of the Tamar Valley wine region awaiting just beyond our doors. Please see below for the available rates

- Superior rooms at $149 per night room only or $169 bed and breakfast for one
- Executive rooms at $164 per night room only or $184 bed and breakfast for one

To access these special rates, call Lynda Coombe at Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston on 03 6311 1055 or email at: reservations@hgclaunceston.com.au, and mentioned the promo code: taxinst19.

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The Sebel Launceston
12-14 John Street, Launceston, Tasmania

(seven minutes walk from the convention venue)

This 4.5-star Launceston hotel offering a range of well-appointed and versatile One Bedroom Accommodation Suites. These spacious, open-plan suites provide you with comfort and luxury in the heart of Launceston making it the ideal accommodation for both business and leisure guests. 

To access 10% discount off the best available rate of day for the 16-18 October (2 nights), call The Sebel Launceston on 03 6333 7555 or email at: H8766@accor.com, and mentioned the promo code: THE TAX INSTITUTE.

 


Welcome Dinner

Marjories Woolmers Estate Restaurant 

Marjories Restaurant is located within the newly opened Nigel Peck Centre. It is the perfect place to take in superb views over the beautiful Woolmers Rose Garden to the historic buildings, across the Norfolk Plains and out to the Great Western Tiers, while enjoying a first-class meal and fine Tasmanian wine.

**Image courtesy of Tourism Tasmania & Rob Burnett

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Tickets & Pricing

Full registration

Registration deadline/description Member price New-member price Non-member price
Early bird registration received on or before 30 August $945 incl GST $1,285 incl GST $1,325 incl GST
Standard registration received after 30 August $1,045 incl GST $1,385 incl GST $1,425 incl GST
Asset Protection pre-convention workshop registration $225 incl GST $275 incl GST
Event and membership offer

Save on the non-member price and become a member of The Tax Institute today. The new member registration fee includes fees for Affiliate level membership of The Tax Institute so that you can take advantage of the many benefits membership affords. Membership is extended until 30 June 2020. Click here for more information on membership.

The Tax Institute CPD Event App

The Tax Institute understands the impact that an event of this nature has on the environment, especially when printing delegate materials. We are excited to announce that The Tax Institute has an event app. This app is easy to use and contains program information, materials (technical papers and slides), evaluation forms and more. We encourage all delegates to download the app on their phone or tablet prior to this event. Once the materials are available, an email will be sent to delegates with access details (in the days leading into the event).

Download the app for iPad or Android.

The Tax Institute CPD Event App download link - Apple iPad The Tax Institute CPD Event App download link - Android

Interested in raising your company's profile?

Find out more about becoming a sponsor by contacting Wayne Flekser on 02 8223 0071 or email us for further details.

Questions

For further information about the event please contact us on +61 3 9603 2000 or email us.