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2014 National GST Intensive

Published on 04 Sep 2014 | Took place at Sydney Harbour Marriot Hotel, National

The Tax Institute’s annual National GST Intensive is the pre-eminent national conference for GST specialists. This event is relevant to all those interested in GST. It was designed to cover topical areas as well as revisit some of the basic building blocks of GST.

This event had a popular mix of plenary and workshop sessions delivered by a selection of expert presenters, covering topics including the latest issues arising in the areas of real property, wealth management, administration, compliance and dealing with the ATO.

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Individual sessions

Speed update

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

This presentation covers:

  • legislative amendments/proposed legislative amendments
  • cases (including ATO litigation/ADR update)
  • rulings.
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Current issues in the financial services space - paper (i) - enterprise

Author(s):  Rodger MUIR,  Sasha Meakins

This paper covers:

  • enterprise’ – universal application?
  • what is ‘enterprise’?
  • what is ‘enterprise cost’?
  • what are the ‘costs of an enterprise’?
  • ‘enterprise cost’ – what does this mean in the context of takeover activity
  • what is the impact of GST grouping on recovery in the context of takeover activity?
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Current issues in the financial services space - paper (ii) - item 32

Author(s):  Rodger MUIR

This paper covers item 32, GST grouping, and the space in between.

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Living with change: Case study

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

This paper covers:

  • private rulings
  • challenging a private ruling
  • refunds of overpaid or excess GST
  • amending an amended assessment.
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Rebates and incentives - The road beyond AP Group

Author(s):  Andrew ORME,  Jenny Lin

This paper covers:

  • heavy traffic: the long road to resolving the GST implications of payments to motor vehicle dealers
  • the first lap: AP Group in the Tribunal
  • the chequered flag? AP Group in the Full Federal Court
  • post-race analysis: the ATO draft ruling on motor vehicle incentives
  • off the road: rebates and incentives beyond the motor vehicle industry.
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Managing interaction and information flow with the ATO

Author(s):  Angelina Lagana,  Carmen MCELWAIN

This presentation covers:

  • overview
  • the Powers of the ATO
  • understanding ATO risk assessment/audit and dispute process
  • the GST audit/dispute continuum.
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International developments

Author(s):  Michael EVANS

This paper covers:

  • VAT/GST rates
  • reforms in Malaysia, China and Myanmar
  • cross-border transactions
  • financial services
  • the elusive notion of “supply”.
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