The Tax Summit

Frequently Asked Questions

The Tax Summit commences on Wednesday 11 March 2020 at 10:45am and concludes on Friday 13 March 2020 at 2:30pm.

The Tax Summit technical program is designed to meet the educational needs of all taxation professionals. The technical topics have relevance for all practitioners ranging from those with small practices, through to high end corporate in house tax managers and tax lawyers. In addition to the SME and Corporate streams, specialist topic streams will address key topic areas particularly relevant to practitioners in today's tax environment including professional practice, international issues and technology.

A full Tax Summit registration includes attendance at all technical sessions and electronic access to all technical papers and presentations via The Tax Institute’s Convention app. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, and attendance at The Tax Summit Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner are also included. Please see the registration page of the brochure for details on registration options and inclusions.

Full Conference Registration

  Member New Member* Non-Member
Advance Registration (received on or before 6 Dec 2019) $1,795 $2,135 $1,945
Early-bird Registration (received on or before 7 Feb 2020) $1,995 $2,335 $2,145
Standard Registration (received after 7 Feb 2020) $2,195 $2,535 $2,345

*  Event and Membership Offer - If you are not a member, bundle your membership with your registration. You will receive the member rate for registration and pay only $340 for membership through to June the following year.

The individual full registration ticket is available now for purchase. Flexible ticketing options are coming soon including; employer tickets and group tickets.

Members of The Tax Institute receive a preferential rate for attending the convention. Advance pricing and early bird discounts are also available for full conference registrations if you register on or before Friday 6 December 2019 or Friday 7 February 2020. 

Register online or download the brochure (PDF) to complete the registration form and email, fax or post to The Tax Institute.

On receipt of registration and payment you will receive two emails, the first email will contain your confirmation letter, the second will be tax invoice once payment has been processed. Please check all details and contact us at if any details are incorrect.

In the days leading into The Tax Summit, delegates will receive all the information they need for their attendance at the event.

Please email advice of all cancellations or transfers to An administration fee of 20% of the registration fee will be charged by The Tax Institute for cancellations received in writing at least five working days prior to the event. No refund will be issued for cancellations received within five working days of the event. A replacement may be nominated. If the replacement is not a member, the non-member registration fee will apply.

Full Tax Summit attendance counts for 20 hours of structured Continuing Professional Development with The Tax Institute. Employer ticket attendance will be allocated accordingly to each attendee.

Address: 14 Darling Drive, Sydney NSW 2000

Tel: (02) 9215 7100

Find out more about the venue and its location in beautiful Darling Harbour Sydney.

The dress code for the convention is business or business casual.

Dress code for the social activities is smart casual for the Convention Welcome Reception.

The Tax Summit Gala Dinner dress code is Black Tie.

Full Tax Summit registration entitles you to all meals and refreshments during Tax Summit hours, the Welcome Reception on Wednesday 11 March and the Gala Dinner on Thursday 12 March.

Employer tickets do not include convention lunches or social functions but can be purchased for an additional cost.

Social function tickets are available for purchase at an additional cost. Please see the registration page of the brochure for details.

Please note any special requests and dietary requirements on the registration form. This will be communicated to each venue by the Events team. Once at the event, please make yourself known to venue staff. If you have any queries relating to your requirements at the convention, please ask a member of The Tax Institute staff who will be identifiable by their coloured lanyards.

The Tax Institute along with ConferenceNational have negotiated special rates with several accommodation providers for delegates travelling to the convention.

Please refer to the Accommodation page on the website or the convention brochure for details and pricing. You can book accommodation by visiting our dedicated website here.

All flights should be booked by delegates directly using this link to our flight portal designed specifically for delegates travelling to the convention.

We recommend that delegates consider travel insurance as part of their planning for the 34th National Convention. Delegates are advised to book early to secure the best pricing.

In 2020 the Welcome Reception will be held offsite at The National Maritime Museum which is a short walk from the ICC. The Gala Dinner venue will be held at the International Convention Centre.

If you require assistance during The Tax Summit, The Tax Institute staff will be on hand at the registration desk and are identifiable by their coloured lanyards. All other enquiries should be directed to The Tax Institute’s head office on 02 8223 0000.

Please contact The Tax Institute’s events team on 02 8223 0000 for any queries relating to the convention.