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  • Gifts, hospitality or other benefits register

    2022–23 Register of offers for gifts, hospitality or other benefits (greater than A$100) as declared by the Commissioner of Taxation.

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    ATO gifts, hospital or other benefits policy

    The ATO gifts, hospitality or other benefits policy encourages all ATO executives and staff to politely decline offers of gifts, hospitality, or other benefits.

    The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) – Guidance for Agency HeadsExternal Link requires all agency leaders to publicly disclose all gifts or benefits accepted and valued at or over A$100 (excluding GST).

    Gifts, hospitality or other benefits may compromise staff integrity.

    See our Gifts, hospitality or other benefits register for prior years.

    Commissioner of Taxation gift declarations

    The tables below show the quarterly Commissioner of Taxation gift and other benefit declarations.

    Declaration

    In the course of my duties as agency head of the Australian Taxation Office, I've received the following gifts, benefits or both, the value of which exceeds the A$100 threshold (excluding GST).

    2022–23 financial year

    Quarter 2 (1 October – 31 December 2022)

    Date received

    Date recorded

    Gift item or benefit service

    Presented by

    Occasion

    Estimated value in A$

    22/07/2022

    06/10/2022

    Hospitality

    Allens

    Invitation to 200-year gala dinner

    $200

    Quarter 1 (1 July – 30 September 2022)

    There are no gifts or benefits to report for this period.

    ATO executive and staff gift declarations

    The APSC encourages Commonwealth agencies to publicly disclose all gifts or benefits accepted by staff valued at more than A$100 (excluding GST).

    Throughout the year, some ATO staff may accept complimentary airline lounge membership. These memberships are available to all travellers (government sector, private sector, and private travellers) and may be received because of personal or business-related travel. General airline lounge memberships will not be published individually in the tables below.

    ATO staff have accepted the following offers valued at more than A$100 (excluding GST) for the current financial year. The tables below show quarterly ATO staff gifts or other declarations.

    2022–23 financial year

    Quarter 2 (1 October – 31 December 2022)

    Gifts or other benefits declared by ATO executive and staff in Quarter 2, 2022–23

    Date received

    Date recorded

    Gift item or benefit service

    Presented by

    Occasion

    Estimated value in A$

     01/08/2022

    10/11/2022

     Sponsored domestic travel, accommodation and event

     Tax Institute of Australia

     As a presenter at the event, complimentary attendance was provided to other sessions. This offer was made to all presenters at the conference

    $2,800

    01/09/2022

    10/11/2022

    Sponsored domestic travel, accommodation and event

    Tax Institute of Australia

    As a presenter at the event, complimentary attendance was provided to other sessions. This offer was made to all presenters at the conference

    $3,500

    19/09/2022

    14/11/2022

    Event Invitation

    Vocus

    Invitation to 20th anniversary event

    $100

    26/09/2022

    12/10/2022

    Sponsored domestic travel, accommodation and event

    Auscontact Association

    As a state finalist, complimentary attendance, travel and accommodation was provided. This offer was made award to all finalists

    $1,500

    03/10/2022

    12/10/2022

    Sponsored domestic travel, accommodation and event

    Auscontact Association

    As a state finalist, complimentary attendance, travel and accommodation was provided. This offer was made award to all finalists

    $800

    04/10/2022

    17/10/2022

    Sponsored domestic travel, accommodation and event

    Auscontact Association

    As a state finalist, complimentary attendance, travel and accommodation was provided. This offer was made award to all finalists

    $972

    09/10/2022

    13/10/2022

    Event Invitation

    Auscontact Association

    Hospitality provided as part of official duties

    $100

    10/10/2022

    12/10/2022

    Event Invitation

    Auscontact Association

    Hospitality provided as part of official duties

    $100

    11/10/2022

    12/10/2022

    Event Invitation

    Auscontact Association

    Hospitality provided as part of official duties

    $100

    09/12/2022

    21/12/2022

    Event Invitation

    Call Design

    As a presenter at the event, complimentary attendance was provided to other sessions. This offer was made to all presenters at the conference

    $950

    09/12/2022

    21/12/2022

    Sponsored domestic travel, accommodation and / or event

    Call Design

    As a presenter at the event, complimentary attendance was provided to other sessions. This offer was made to all presenters at the conference

    $1,000

    Quarter 1 (1 July – 30 September 2022)

    Gifts or other benefits declared by ATO executive and staff in Quarter 1, 2022–23

    Date received

    Date recorded

    Gift item or benefit service

    Presented by

    Occasion

    Estimated value in A$

    25/05/2022

    21/08/2022

    Event Invitation

    Tax Institute of Australia

    As a presenter at the event, complimentary attendance was provided to other sessions. This offer was made to all presenters at the conference

    $1,500

    25/06/2022

    05/08/2022

    Hospitality

    Palau Bureau of Revenue Taxation

    Hospitality provided as part of official duties

    $193

    25/06/2022

    15/08/2022

    Hospitality

    Palau Bureau of Revenue Taxation

    Hospitality provided as part of official duties

    $195

    01/07/2022

    21/08/2022

    Sponsored domestic travel, accommodation and event

    Tax Institute of Australia

    As a presenter at the event, complimentary travel and attendance was provided. This offer was made to all presenters at the conference

    $1,600

    01/07/2022

    02/08/2022

    Sponsored travel, accommodation and event

    Tax Institute of Australia

    As a presenter at the event, complimentary travel and attendance was provided. This offer was made to all presenters at the conference

    $600

    01/07/2022

    15/08/2022

    Collection of small gifts including sunscreen, t-shirt, water bottle)

    Palau Bureau of Revenue Taxation

    Received as a token of appreciation for participating in Palau Partnership program.

    $139

    01/07/2022

    15/08/2022

    Collection of small gifts including sunscreen, t-shirt, water bottle)

    Palau Bureau of Revenue Taxation

    Received as a token of appreciation for participating in Palau Partnership program.

    $136

    13/07/2022

    09/08/2022

    Sponsored travel, accommodation and event

    Tax Institute of Australia

    As a presenter at the event, complimentary travel and attendance was provided. This offer was made to all presenters at the conference

    $1,950

    06/09/2022

    07/09/2022

    Alcohol/wine

    Australian information Industry Association

    Received as a token of appreciation for presenting at an event. It was surrendered to Site Leadership

    $140

    Last modified: 19 Jan 2023QC 61014