Sunday, May 07, 2017

Commissioner of Taxation, Australian Taxation Office 'Address to the National Press Club' Wednesday, 5 July 2017

"Building Trust and Confidence in Australia's Tax Administration: Without Any Doubt Price of Genuine Civilisation is Fair Taxation"

Commissioner of Taxation, Australian Taxation Office

'Address to the National Press Club'

 Wednesday, 5 July 2017

National forum for discussion of the issues of the day by the personalities and national living treasures who help shape them. ( e.i. A Conversation with an Australian Living Treasure (Part I) - Kellie Tranter  - John Hatton AO)

The National Press Club is an association of primarily news journalists, but also includes academics,  business people and members of the public service, and is based in Canberra, Australia. Wikipedia
The addresses are broadcast live on ABC and ABC News 24 and also streamed live online on ABC News 24. Check local guides or watch on iview 

Taxman Chris Jordan makes his mark 

Tax commissioner's lesson for public servants in handling unethical instructions 

ATO commissioner Chris Jordan reappointed until 2024 

"Chris Jordan AO was appointed as the Commissioner of Taxation on 1 January 

Chris has broad experience in tax policy and law development and implementation, having held influential roles in the private sector and as a government advisor to both Labor and Coalition governments.

He was the Chair of the Board of Taxation from June 2011 to December 2012 and a member of the Board since its inception in 2000.  He also served as Chair of the Business Tax Working Group from 2011-2012 and as Chair of the New Tax System Advisory Board (1999-2001) which advised the government on the implementation of the GST. He was a member of the Policy Transition Group that consulted with the mining industry about the resource rent tax (2011-12).

Chris had over 30 years of experience in the professional services sector and was Chairman of Partners for KPMG New South Wales from 2001 to 2012 giving him a broad perspective and insight into leadership, business and regulatory issues.

Until taking up his role as Commissioner of Taxation, Chris was the Chairman of the Committee for Sydney, a Director of the Bell Shakespeare Company and the Sydney Childrens’ Hospital Foundation as well as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee for the NSW Art Gallery.

Chris has a Master of Laws (Sydney University) and Bachelors of Commerce and Law (University of NSW).

He is a Chartered Tax Adviser of the Tax Institute and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.