Australia’s most prestigious tax awards are back!
21 October 2021 | MCEC Melbourne
Tax Adviser of the Year Awards
The Tax Adviser of the Year Awards are an opportunity to honour and showcase talented and dedicated tax professionals. As part of the 2021 line-up, we’ve introduced the Tax Adviser RESPECT Awards to acknowledge and celebrate the remarkable achievements of members during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The awards are judged by an independent expert panel that comprises leading members of the tax profession. If you, or someone you know, can demonstrate both technical excellence and outstanding client service, the Tax Adviser of the Year Awards provide an opportunity for national recognition.
2021 Award Categories
Introducing the Tax Adviser RESPECT Awards for 2021
Chartered Tax Adviser Award
This category recognises inspiring tax leaders who consistently demonstrate outstanding technical expertise combined with vision, direction and innovation.
Emerging Tax Star Award
This category recognises emerging tax leaders with a commitment and passion for building a successful
career in tax
RESPECT Awards (SME)
This award category celebrates SME members who have gone above and beyond during this unprecedented economic crisis.
RESPECT Awards (Corporate)
This award category celebrates Corporate members who have gone above and beyond during this unprecedented economic crisis.
I was sincerely honoured to be recognised by my peers in last year’s Tax Adviser Awards.
In 2021, the Tax Adviser RESPECT Awards have been introduced to acknowledge and celebrate the remarkable achievements of members during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I encourage you to step up and nominate yourself or a colleague, so we can all pause and salute the positive contribution made by both individuals and as a whole.”
Leanne Connor, CTA
2020 SME Tax Adviser of the Year
Applications Open - 1 July
Applications Close - 15 August
Shortlist Announced - 5 September
Finalists Announced - October
Awards Ceremony - 21 October
The seven awards categories recognise excellence and achievement at different experience levels.
If you’re a finalist or winner, you will be recognised for your achievements by the tax profession.
Tax Advisor of the Year Awards – Categories and Criteria
Nominations are judged by an independent expert panel that comprises leading members of the tax profession.
The seven award categories that recognise excellence and achievement at different experience levels.
Emerging Tax Star
This category recognises emerging tax leaders with a commitment and passion for building a successful career in tax. This award category is open to members less than 5 years tax experience. They are engaged with the tax community, demonstrate initiative and drive in developing their career and importantly, they exhibit strong ethics and professionalism.
Chartered Tax Adviser of the Year
This category recognises inspiring tax leaders that consistently demonstrate outstanding technical expertise as well as vision, direction and innovation. All applicants are CTA members of the Institute with more than 15 years tax experience. All nominations hold a senior leadership position, have made a significant contribution to the tax profession and exhibit exemplary ethics and professionalism.
2021 RESPECT Awards
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, the tax profession has been a critical lifeline to business communities across Australia.
During this unique period, Institute members have not only accepted the challenges they have been presented, but have also demonstrated unrivalled commitment, resilience and innovation to tackle these challenges head on, finding solutions at every turn.
We welcome nominations from and on behalf of members for the Tax Adviser RESPECT Awards for those who have taken a ‘more than monumental’ step in their roles to contribute to their community during this unprecedented economic crisis.
RESPECT Awards Categories
1 – 4 Partners
5 – 15 Partners
In-house Corporate, Regulators and Academia
Tax Advisor of the Year Awards – Recognition
If you’re a finalist or winner, you will be recognised for your achievements in the tax profession.
This recognition includes the use of a special logo for your website and stationery, and promotion through The Tax Institute’s marketing and social media.
In addition, if you are a finalist, you will receive flights, accommodation and delegate registration to attend The Tax Summit 2021 in Melbourne on 20-22 October 2021. At the Gala Dinner, you will be presented with a framed certificate.
The winner in each category receives a prestigious trophy and is acknowledged as an outstanding tax leader through a range of mainstream media, social media and marketing channels.
Why enter the
The prestigious Tax Adviser of The Year Awards set the benchmark in excellence for the tax profession in Australia.
These awards present a unique opportunity for individuals and organisations to showcase their talent and individual achievements in the past year.