Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

A public statement from Chris Jordan, ATO Commissioner

Starts with  

As 2019 draws to a close I wanted to take the opportunity to thank you, tax professionals, for your significant contributions this year. Your support has ensured the success of some important improvements to our systems and services.

Tax professionals are a vital part of the tax system, and our commitment to providing you with a more streamlined and integrated experience has motivated a number of changes over 2019.

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I have always said, and continue to believe, that the health of the tax system depends on a successful working partnership between tax professionals and the ATO. Strengthening that relationship has been a focus of mine as Commissioner, and will continue to be going forward. I look forward to working with you all in 2020 to understand and manage the impact of changes and ultimately provide you with better services, products and systems.

Thank you again for your support. I wish you all a happy and safe Christmas and New Year.

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  • 12 December 2019