The Tax Institute
Andrew is the Director, Tax Policy and Technical at the Tax Institute, a Senior Fellow at Melbourne University Law School and a member of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute Advisory Board. Previously, Andrew was the Second Commissioner, Law Design & Practice, at the Australian Taxation Office from 2013 - 2019. Andrew has 40 years’ experience in taxation, including periods in the ATO, commerce and the tax profession. Andrew was a Director at Greenwoods & Freehills for more than 20 years and managing director of the firm from 2006 to 2011. Andrew was President of The Tax Institute in 2006–2007 and is a former Governor of the Taxation Research Foundation. In practice, Andrew was an active participant and representative of a number of industry bodies and a lecturer in the taxation in the Masters program at Sydney Law School. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business, a Master of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Tax Law. Andrew is a Chartered Taxation Adviser (Life), a member of the Australian Executive Committee of the International Fiscal Association and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Join The Tax Institute's in-house tax experts from the Tax Policy and Advocacy team as they discuss and debate a number of key issues facing the tax system and the tax community. The team will discuss some of the challenges with these issues, what practitioners can do in their day-to-day interactions with the tax system and with their clients, and what actions The Tax Institute is taking on these matters.
Since the pandemic, the tax profession has been contending with a variety of issues both personally and professionally. This interactive Q&A session will explore our future regarding how we rebuild and recover.
We will address issues including tax reform, the current economy and the forecast for the next 12 months. We will also reflect on how we can innovate, rebuild and support each other, and our clients in dealing with the challenges that lie ahead.