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VIC 7th Annual Tax Forum

Victoria’s pre-eminent tax conference

The global tax landscape continues to evolve and on the domestic front proposals for tax reform took centre stage at this year’s the federal election. In addition, the approach of tax administrators continues to change, keeping taxpayers and advisers busy. Over the past year the ATO has continued to roll out its justified trust program, presenting new challenges for taxpayers in dealing with tax risk in their organisations.

At this year’s Forum we’ve stuck with some of the perennial favourites such as Division 7A, M&A updates and current issues from the ATO. We’ve also got plenty of session on topical tax issues such as residency (both corporate and individual), estate planning and divorce.

International tax continues to be a key area of focus and developments with many countries seeking to take a bigger slice of the global tax pie. On this front we’ve got sessions on transfer pricing, the multilateral instrument and current cross border financing issues.

While it is hard to single out particular sessions in the program, some must see sessions include:

· - Justice Davies and Deputy President O’Loughlin discussing the interaction of the AAT and the Federal Court in tax cases

· - An esteemed panel comprising former Justice Tony Pagone QC, Peter Walmsley and Greg Davies QC discussing current ATO trends in relation to Part IVA

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  • 12.00 CPD hours
  • 2 day event Crown Promenade 4 plenaries SME stream Corporate stream Hot Topics stream Networking Drinks Reception @ Tonic Bar


Crown Promenade

Crown Promenade is part of the Crown Conference Centre, and is located at Level 1 of the Crown Promenade Hotel, corner of Queensbridge and Whiteman Streets, Southbank VIC 3006.

Crown Conference Centre is a unique purpose built facility that specialises in catering for residential conferences, meetings, seminars, product launches, exhibitions, and many other events in Melbourne. It is a standout for service and design, with outstanding facilities, innovative cuisines and extensive accommodation.

With its exceptionally convenient location, the venue also provides delegates direct access to Crown's three hotels and easy connection with many other accommodation options in Melbourne CBD.

Address: 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank VIC 3006

Tel: (03) 9292 6222

Website: Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne

Getting There

Crown Conference Centre is approximately 10 minutes walk from both Flinders Street and Southern Cross Railway Stations. Tram services also run from Southern Cross Station to Crown Casino.


Multi-level parking can be accessed from Kingsway; Haig Street off Clarendon Street; or Clarke Street off City Road. Escalators and elevators link the car park to the complex. An hourly rate applies.


Networking Drinks


Thursday, 17 October 2018, Tonic Bar, Crown Promenade

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

Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Price: Included for full registration delegates. Additional tickets are $80 per person.

Dress: Business Casual

Tickets & Pricing

Full registration

Registration deadline/description Member price New-member price Non-member price
Early bird - Received on or before Friday 30 August 2019 $1,595 incl GST $1,935 incl GST $1,975 incl GST
Standard - Received after Friday 30 August $1,745 incl GST $2,085 incl GST $2,125 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

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 3 9603 2000 or email us.