David is a commercial Silk at the Queensland Bar practising principally in tax. He has a broader practice in commercial litigation, trusts and estates, and administrative law. He contributes to the life of the profession through his committee work for The Tax Institute and other professional bodies. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a registered Trust and Estates Practitioner. He received The Tax Institute’s Meritorious Service Award in 2013. David serves on the disciplinary panel of an international practitioner association.
Tax advisers need to assist their clients in confirming and claiming tax losses. Whether they are claimable in the first place is enough of an issue; how they are claimed may affect future tax planning. This practical session will cover: