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Session 10.3: Legal professional privilege and accountant’s concession

With Mia Clarebrough, Victorian Bar; Fiona Knight, CTA, Australian Taxation Office; Colin Little, Deloitte; Frank O'Loughlin QC, CTA, Victorian Bar



Public statements from senior ATO figures have put a spotlight on legal professional privilege. It is important for practitioners to understand how LPP claims will be considered by the ATO in the current climate and why there might be increased scrutiny of LPP claims. This session will assess:

  •  ATO and taxpayer perspectives on LPP and the accountant's concession;
  •   The impact of the ATO challenging LPP in audits, risk reviews and in the courts;
  •  How taxpayers should approach LPP in tax disputes; and
  •   How LPP in large tax disputes will evolve following Glencore.
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