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Upcoming CPD 9 July 2018: Commissioner's Powers to Obtain Information Under s 353-10

The Commissioner has broad powers to compulsorily obtain information under s 353-10 of Sch 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953. In this practical session, a panel of experts will discuss issues including:

  • Areas of focus for the ATO and tips for advisers/taxpayers

  • What is a reasonable search effort in a digital environment, including where documents might be located offshore

  • Claims for legal professional privilege

  • Challenges to the form of s 353-10 notices

  • Consequences for failure to comply.

Drinks will be served after the seminar.


CHAIR Angela Lee, Victorian Bar SPEAKERS W. Brind Zichy-Woinarski Q.C., Victorian Bar Rebecca Saint, ATO Alex Patrick, KPMG Kaitilin Lowdon, ABL DATE Monday 9 July, 2018 TIME 5:15pm - 6:15pm Followed by drinks in the Essoign Club VENUE Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East 205 William Street, Melbourne

Please RSVP by emailing

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