27th Atax GST Conference

2015 GST conference was held at The Brisbane Hilton (Brisbane, Queensland) on 20 & 21 April 2015. The format was two full days of conference presentations and discussions as well as a dinner on Monday 20 April at the Attic, at Malt Dining. This conference was attended by barristers practising in GST Law, GST partners from the major accounting and law firms, representatives of the Australian Tax Office and GST specialists from the corporate world. Professor Michael Walpole coordinated the program.

The 27th ATAX GST Conference was Stephanie Forgie Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Ms Forgie was joined by former Chief Tax Counsel, Robert Olding who gave the dinner address, and our other speakers in a program that was relevant and insightful, with topics including GST refund issues; cross border transactions; and the electronic economy as well as the usual GST topics of importance such as real property. The ATO perspective was also provided on a number of important issues.

Please view the conference program (pdf)