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NSW 12th Annual Tax Forum

event  23 May 2019 - 24 May 2019  |  Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

Australia's largest tax program

The NSW 12th Annual Tax Forum features the largest tax program in Australia, making it the must-attend event for the industry. The Forum attracts premier tax advisors in NSW to both speak and attend. With its wide mix of topics, it continues to attract companies from a variety of industries, and its flexible ticketing attracts over 400 delegates from a wide variety of specialisations and levels.

Held over two days, the event offers more than 50 industry expert speakers, hosting an impressive 42 technical sessions, split into four convenient topic streams; SME, Corporate, Hot Topics and returning again this year – Emerging Leaders. The Forum has something for every tax professional.

Session Highlights

Session 4A: Superannuation and Estate Planning
Speaker: Graeme Colley, SuperConcepts

Session 8C: Potential Changes to Tax Laws with a Change of Government
Speaker Robert Campbell, CTA, McLeod Campbell & Associates

Session 10A: Property Investments and Uncommon Transactions in SMSFs
Speaker Kim O’Brien, EY; Nidal Danoun, CTA, Prosperity Financial Services; Tara McLachlan, CTA, Australian Taxation Office

Session 13B: Economic Update
Speaker Paul Bloxham, HSBC

With topics covering everything from Property, CGT Concessions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Residency, GST and presented by the best in the industry from firms such as Deloitte, ATO, Pitcher Partners, EY, BDO & KPMG this is an event you don’t want to miss.


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  • 14.00 CPD hours
  • 4 streams – including. return of Emerging Leaders Stream
    42 sessions
    50+ expert presenters
    Opportunities to network with local and interstate colleagues
    Central Sydney location


Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

A classical chic design in the heart of the shopping and entertainment district, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is only a stone's throw from famous attractions including the Opera House, Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, The Rocks and Royal Botanic Gardens.

Address: 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Tel: 02 9228 9188

Website: Sofitel Sydney Wentworth


Delegates wishing to book can do so directly via hotel reservations:

Tel: 02 9228 9104


Code: TAX2019

Classic King Room: $320.00 Room Only per room per night

Valid for stays 22-24 May 2019

The above rate can be offered until 14 days from arrival date, subject to availability at time of reservation. Delegates must contact the hotel reservations team via phone or email, quote a conference code and provide credit card details to secure the booking. Cancellation fees apply within 7 days from arrival. Within 14 days from arrival date, best available rates will apply subject to availability.

Getting there

Wynyard and Martin Place train stations are within close walking proximity of the venue.

Please contact us if you require a map with further details.


Parking at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth hotel is accessible via Bligh Street. There is a daily conference rate of $55 available to delegates – please let the parking attendant know that you are attending The Tax Institute’s 12th Annual Tax Forum to obtain this rate. To view standard car parking rates, visit


Networking Drinks


Thursday 23 May

Join your colleagues and conference speakers for an evening of wine tasting, canapes and networking.

We have the pleasure of inviting our successful graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Applied Tax Law in 2019. We also welcome recent new members of the Institute to network with peer and established tax practitioners.

Time: 5.30pm–7.00pm

Price: Included for full registration delegates, complimentary for graduates and new members (by invitation only).

Additional tickets: $50 per person

Dress: Business

Tickets & Pricing

Full registration Day registrations Employer tickets
  • Participation in the full technical program
  • Online access to presentations and technical papers via the event app
  • Morning/afternoon tea/event lunches
  • Attendance to the Networking Function
  • 14 CPD hours
  • Participation in the all technical sessions on either Thursday OR Friday
  • Online access to presentations and technical papers via the event app
  • Morning/afternoon tea/event lunch on the nominated day
  • 7 CPD hours
  • Multi-user registration (register up to 14 delegates from the same organisation)
  • Attendance at any session of your choice ( total 14 technical sessions)
  • Online access to presentations and technical papers via the event app
  • Option to purchase tickets to the Networking Function for $50 per person

Full registration

Registration deadline/description Member price New-member price Non-member price
Earl bird - Received on or before 12 April 2019 $1,595 incl GST $1,935 incl GST $1,995 incl GST
Standard - Received after 12 April 2019 $1,795 incl GST $2,135 incl GST $2,195 incl GST

* 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. To find out more about Membership,
Click here for more information on membership

Day registrations

Registration deadline/description Member price New-member price Non-member price
Early bird - Received on or before 12 April 2019 $995 incl GST $1,335 incl GST $1,395 incl GST
Standard - Received after 12 April 2019 $1,095 incl GST $1,435 incl GST $1,495 incl GST

Group registration

Group discounts: Purchase four full conference registrations and receive the fifth free. All attendees must be from the same firm and all must register at the same time.

Employer tickets

Registration deadline/description Fixed price
Early bird - Received on or before 12 April 2019 $2,195 incl GST
Standard - Received after 12 April 2019 $2,395 incl GST

Can't attend the entire event? Take advantage of our popular employer ticket and choose 14 sessions to share amongst your team.

Contact us to purchase this ticket or for further information about this ticket type.


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.


For further information about the event please contact us on +61 2 8223 0000 or email us.