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Managing Director at Thomson Reuters Australia and New Zealand.

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How Justified Trust Aims to Reassure Taxpayers

How Justified Trust Aims to Reassure Taxpayers

 The ATO is using an approach called “justified trust” to reassure other taxpayers that the “big end of town” is paying its fair share of tax. In a speech in March 2017, Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan listed some commonly-held community perceptions and attitudes to tax that are influencing taxpayer behaviour. At the top of the […] … Read More

Blockchain: why it’s time for accountants to get on board

Blockchain: why it’s time for accountants to get on board

The accounting industry is likely to be the most disrupted due to blockchain technology, so it is vital that accountants get on board as soon as possible. The advent of cloud-based accounting systems have proven to be game changing. But even the cloud itself could pale in comparison to blockchain technology, which is potentially one […] … Read More