Death and Taxes – Investigation into ATO Systems and Processes for Dealing with Deceased Estates
The submission to the Inspector-General of Taxation and Taxation Ombudsman in response to the Investigation into Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Systems and Processes for Dealing with Deceased Estates (the Investigation) was prepared by the Law Council of Australia.
The Law Council acknowledges the significant assistance of the Law Society of New South Wales, the Taxation Law Committee of the Law Council’s Business Law Section, and the National Elder Law and Succession Law Committee in the preparation of this submission.
This submission does not seek to address the full scope of the terms of reference (the ToR) of the Investigation but provides information relevant to points 2 (receiving information from and dealing with deceased estates), 4 (ATO portals), and 5 (legislative impediments) of the ToR.
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