John Ford is an Assistant Commissioner, who has been has been with the ATO since 1998. He has held senior roles in a number of business lines including Superannuation, Private Groups and High Wealth Individuals, Goods and Services Tax, and Small Business. Having most recently led the ATO operational response to the Panama and Paradise papers, John moved to Superannuation business line in February 2018 and now leads the Engagement and Assurance portfolio. In this role he works closely with the Superannuation industry and leads over 400 officers across the country who administer Superannuation’s compliance program. John is also the chair of the Superannuation Risk Committee that is responsible for identifying, assessing and ensuring treatment strategies are in place to mitigate superannuation risks arising from client behaviour, administrative design and deficiencies in the law.
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05 March 2019