• Large Business Liaison Group - 29 April 2015

    Meeting details

    Venue:

    McKay Boardroom

    Level 10, Amungula

    26 Narellan Street, Canberra

    Date:

    Wednesday 29 April 2015

    Start:

    10:00

    Finish:

    14:30

    Chair:

    James O’Halloran, Deputy Commissioner, Indirect Tax

    Contact:

    Margaret Mahoney

    Phone:

    (02) 6216 8068

    Attendees

    ATO representatives

    Neil Olesen

    Second Commissioner Compliance Group

    James O’Halloran

    Deputy Commissioner, Indirect Tax (Meeting Chair)

    Michael Cranston

    Deputy Commissioner, Private Groups and High Wealth Individuals

    Jeremy Hirschhorn

    Deputy Commissioner Public Groups, Public Groups and International

    Megan Yong

    Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Public Groups and International

    Treasury

    Luise McCulloch

    General Manager, Corporate International Tax Division, Treasury

    Business community representatives

    Michael Barbour

    General Manager, Westpac Banking Corporation (via video conference)

    Vanda Davis

    Director of Tax Australia, Ford Motor Company of Australia

    Michelle de Niese

    Executive Director, Corporate Tax Association

    Craig Hespe

    Group General Manager, Taxation, Insurance Australia Group

    Paul Hooper

    Group Head of Tax, Lend Lease

    Trevor Hughes

    Tax Partner, Business Tax Services, Ernst & Young (attending on behalf of Michael Johnston, Finance Director, Consolidated Press Holdings [‘G100’ representative])

    Terry Murphy QC

    Law Council of Australia (attending on behalf of Dr Niv Tadmore, Law Council of Australia)

    Tony Principe

    General Manager Taxation, Origin Energy

    Premila Roe

    Head of Tax, Optus

    Pero Stojanovski

    Senior Economist, Business Council of Australia

    Grant Wardell-Johnson

    Partner, KPMG

    Karl Wood

    Chair, GST working group, Property Council of Australia

    Robert Zizic

    Group Taxation Manager, IBM Australia & New Zealand

    Apologies

    Michael Johnston

    Finance Director, Consolidated Press Holdings (‘G100’ representative)

    Dr Niv Tadmore

    Law Council of Australia

    Jane Michie

    Group Tax Manager, BHP Billiton Pty Ltd

    George Chenouda

    Tax Manager, Caltex

    Guest presenters

    Chris Jordan

    Commissioner of Taxation

    Simon Matthews

    Assistant Commissioner, Public Groups & International (for Agenda Item 3)

    Mark Konza

    Deputy Commissioner, Public Groups & International (for Agenda Items 4 and 8)

    Jeff Stevenson

    Assistant Commissioner, Public Groups & International (for Agenda Item 5)

    Leigh Chambers

    Director, Public Groups & International (for Agenda Item 5)

    Malcolm Allen

    Assistant Commissioner, Public Groups & International (for Agenda Item 7)

    Glen Hutchings

    Assistant Commissioner, Public Groups & International (for Agenda Item 7 – via phone conference)

    John Dardo

    Acting Deputy Commissioner, Customer Service & Solutions (for Agenda Item 9)

    Mark Tomlinson

    Senior Tax Counsel, Tax Counsel Network (for Agenda Item 10 – via phone conference)

    Tim Dyce

    Deputy Commissioner, Private Groups & High Wealth Individuals (Aggressive Tax Planning) (for Agenda Item 10)

    Debbie Hastings

    First Assistant Commissioner, Review and Dispute Resolution (for Agenda Item 10)

    Secretariat

    Margaret Mahoney

    Director, Public Groups and International, ATO

      Last modified: 16 Dec 2015QC 46798