Renae Ali

Renae Ali

Australian Taxation Office

Renae is an Acting Assistant Commissioner in the ATO’s Review and Dispute Resolution line where she has responsibility for Independent Review and objections for large market taxpayers. Renae has held a variety of roles in the ATO, including within Review and Dispute Resolution’s litigation team and large market objections teams. She has experience in all stages of tax disputes, from reviews and audits through to independent review, objections and litigation. In recent years she has worked in Tax Counsel Network’s international work focus group, advising on a range of international tax issues including transfer pricing disputes, general anti-avoidance and the diverted profits tax. Renae joined the ATO as a graduate in 2005 having completed a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce at The University of Melbourne.

All Sessions by Renae Ali

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Session 16.4: Building Trust with the ATO

Emerging Leaders Stream

Building trust with the ATO is critical to managing and avoiding tax disputes. This session will cover:

  • How to pro-actively engage with the ATO and build trust (early engagement)
  • Obtaining certainty in relation to filed positions
  • What to do when the ATO comes knocking
  • How to manage a dispute with the ATO
  • Key issues and challenges which may arise during the objection, litigation and settlement processes
  • How to positively influence your relationship with the ATO, including the role of evidence and contemporaneous documents and
  • Current trends in tax disputes.