Tracking progress on reinvention of the Australian Tax Office
|The Inspector-General of Taxation and several key stakeholders will participate in a wide-ranging discussion on current tax issues this Wednesday.As part of the House Tax Committee’s inquiry into the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) 2014 Annual Report, senior officials from the ATO will give evidence on a range of issues, including:
• the risk framework used to select taxpayers for audits;
Committee Chair, Bert van Manen MP, said the hearing would allow the committee to track progress with the Commissioner’s plan to reinvent the ATO as a more contemporary and client-focused organisation.
“In past hearings, the ATO has been responsive in dealing with issues raised by stakeholders and the committee. We look forward to working through new issues at this hearing and being part of continuous improvement at the ATO,” he said.
The hearing will be broadcast live at: www.aph.gov.au/live
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