Published on 01 Jun 08
by "TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA" JOURNAL ARTICLE
The complex nature of tax disputes, along with the many and varied strategies employed to deal with them, make it a challenging area of litigation, particularly given the number of changes over the last 18 months. This article offers an overview of areas to focus on before progressing a dispute, including evidence, the ATO as a model litigant and options for negotiation and settlement.
Sue is a partner at EY specialising in tax controversy. Sue has worked in tax for more than 25 years including roles in major law firms and executive roles within the firms in which she has been a partner. Sue was the President of The Tax Institute in 2008, has been a member of several advisory boards, has participated in many consultative forums and lectures in the University of Melbourne Masters of Law program. Sue sees a focus on inclusivity in terms of both gender and culture as today’s leadership challenge, with the need to focus on making people understand their subconscious bias and identifying strategies to overcome it, requiring awareness and change at the individual level and significant cultural change at the organisational level.
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08 January 2019