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  • Gifts, hospitality or other benefits register

    The ATO gifts, hospitality or other benefits policy encourages all ATO executives and staff to politely decline all offers of gifts, hospitality or other benefits, particularly those which may reasonably be seen to compromise integrity.

    From 18 October 2019, the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC)External Link requires all agency heads to publically disclose all gifts or benefits accepted, and valued at over A$100.00 (excluding GST) in a specified format, including the publication of all donor names.

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    Commissioner of Taxation gift declarations

    In the course of my duties as agency head of the Australian Taxation Office, I have received the following gifts and benefits or both, whose value exceeds the stipulated threshold of A$100.00 (excluding GST).

    2019–20 financial year

    The tables below show the Commissioner of Taxation gift declarations for 2019–20, by quarter:

    Quarter 2 (18 October 2019 – 31 December 2019)

    Table 1: Gifts other benefits declared by the Commissioner of Taxation in Quarter 2, 2019–20

    Date received

    Date recorded

    Gift item/benefit service

    Received by

    Presented by

    Occasion

    Estimated value in A$

    12/11/2019

    3/12/2019

    3 nights accommodation

    Commissioner of Taxation

    General Authority of Zakat and Tax, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    3 nights accommodation provided for speaking engagement and attendance at global tax policy and compliance conference with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and global revenue authorities, hosted by the 2020 Chair of the G20, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

    1,004.10

    Ongoing

    31/01/2020

    Lounge membership

    Commissioner of Taxation

    Virgin Australia

    Not applicable

    Not known

    Ongoing

    31/01/2020

    Lounge membership

    Commissioner of Taxation

    Qantas

    Not applicable

    Not known

    Quarter 3 (1 January 2020 – 31 March 2020)

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

    ATO executive and staff gift declarations

    The APSC encourages Commonwealth agencies to publically disclose all gifts or benefits accepted by all executives and staff, valued over A$100.00 (excluding GST) in a recommended format, including the publication of all donor names.

    ATO executives and staff have accepted the following offers valued at over A$100.00 (excluding GST) from 1 February 2020.

    2019–20 financial year

    The table below shows ATO executive and staff gift declarations for Quarter 3.

    Quarter 3 (1 February – 31 March 2020)

    Table 1: Gifts or other benefits declared by the ATO Executive and all staff in Quarter 3, 2019–20

    Date received

    Date recorded

    Gift item/benefit service

    Presented by

    Occasion

    Estimated value in A$

    Ongoing

    01/02/2020

    Lounge membership

    Qantas

    Not applicable

    Not known

    Ongoing

    01/02/2020

    Lounge membership

    Virgin Australia

    Not applicable

    Not known

    Ongoing

    01/02/2020

    Lounge membership

    Qantas

    Not applicable

    Not known

    Ongoing

    01/02/2020

    Lounge membership

    Qantas

    Not applicable

    Not known

    Ongoing

    01/02/2020

    Lounge membership

    Virgin Australia

    Not applicable

    Not known

    Ongoing

    01/02/2020

    Lounge membership

    Virgin Australia

    Not applicable

    Not known

    Ongoing

    01/02/2020

    Lounge membership

    Qantas

    Not applicable

    Not known

    Last modified: 03 Apr 2020QC 61014