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  • GST Stewardship Group

    The GST Stewardship Group is one of the Stewardship groups operated by the ATO as a means of improving the client experience and administration of Australia’s taxation and superannuation system.

    The group provides an opportunity for strategic discussion to develop and improve the administration and operation of the taxation and superannuation system into the future.

    The group will focus on:

    • identifying opportunities to improve the taxation and superannuation system, specifically the operation and administration of the GST system, to make it easy to get things right and hard not to
    • gaining insights into issues faced by taxpayers operating in the GST system to improve future approaches and processes
    • communicating key ATO messages to the broader GST community.

    The ATO consultation protocol underpins our consultation framework.

    Contact

    The secretariat of the GST Stewardship Group can be contacted by email at gststewardshipgroup@ato.gov.au

    Members

    Group membership details

    Organisation

    Members

    ATO

    Will Day (Co-chair), Small Business

    ATO

    Alex Affleck, Office of the Chief Tax Counsel

    ATO

    Andrea Wood, Small Business

    ATO

    Emma Tobias, Small Business

    ATO

    Kath Anderson, Individuals and Intermediaries

    ATO

    Tracy O'Callaghan, Small Business

    Australian Banking Association

    Chris Plakias

    Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

    Kevin O'Rourke

    Coles Finance

    George Nikolaou

    Corporate Tax Association

    Paul Suppree

    CPA Australia

    Ken Fehily

    Digital Service Providers Australia New Zealand

    Matthew Prouse

    Independent Member

    Jennee Chan

    Law Council of Australia

    Andrew Sommer

    Property Council of Australia

    Andrew Howe (Co-chair)

    Small Business Representative

    Amanda Gascoigne

    The Tax Institute

    Bastian Gasser

    Treasury

    Geoff Francis

    University of New South Wales

    Professor Michael Walpole

    Key messages

    Key messages from meetings held in the last 3 years are available below.

    Regular meetings

    Special briefings

    For prior key messages and minutes, email consult@ato.gov.au and specify what you require.

    Last modified: 03 Aug 2022QC 43730