Published on 08 Sep 11
by NATIONAL DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
This podcast covers a panel of experts discussing selected recent cases and their implications for GST compliance.
Gina Lazanas CTA
Gina Lazanas, CTA, is a Partner of the specialist tax law firm, Balazs Lazanas & Welch LLP with over 23 years experience in taxation law. She practises predominantly in GST and also has carriage of various tax disputes and litigation. Gina is the Chair of The Tax Institute's Legal & Dispute Resolution Subcommittee which liaises with the Australian Taxation Office in relation to issues regarding the resolution of tax disputes as well as related tax administration matters that are of concern to taxpayers and their advisers. Gina is the joint case editor of the Australian GST Journal published by Thomson Reuters. In April 2012, Gina was appointed a part-time Senior Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Current at 18 February 2013
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Kevin is a Principal and the Australian Practice Leader for Ryan, one of the largest indirect tax firms in the world. A legal practitioner with over 30 years tax experience, Kevin has been named by the International Tax Review as one of the leading GST advisers in Australia. He advises major corporate clients on all aspects of GST and has been involved in numerous litigation matters, including as instructing solicitor in the landmark Qantas case before the High Court. Current at 08 August 2014
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Anthony is Head of Indirect Tax at National Australia
Bank (NAB). He is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience
in indirect tax and has responsibility for GST, employment taxes
and stamp duty within the NAB Group. Prior to joining NAB, Anthony
was a Partner in a boutique indirect tax practice in Melbourne for
10 years, consulting to large businesses across a broad range
of industries. Current at 05 September 2013
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Robert Olding CTA
Robert is the Australian Taxation Office’s Chief
Tax Counsel, he is responsible for technical leadership in relation
to GST. Robert is admitted as a barrister and solicitor in various
jurisdictions and holds a Master of Laws in the field of litigation and
dispute resolution. He currently has a particular focus on improving
the timeliness of the ATO’s technical decision-making in relation to
the most complex matters. Before joining the ATO in 2002, Robert
was an Indirect Taxes Partner at KPMG. Current at 05 September 2013
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