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2020 Property Online Series - Part 5: Residential & Holiday Rental Properties - ATO Focus

Monday, 19 October 2020 - 12:30 PM to
1:30 PM
Online AEST
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Part 5: Residential & Holiday Properties - ATO Focus

Hear from a panel of leading authorities on the ATO’s current focus areas for property:

- ATO - increased focus since 2017
- Where do you stand on private use/available for rent?
- AirBnB issues & complications
- When might sale of residential property be income & not capital gain?
- Does negative gearing matter?
- Who remembers Section 51AAA?


Scott McGill, CTA, Pitcher Partners
Scott McGill, CTA, is a Partner at Pitcher Partners Sydney where he focuses on taxation, business, structuring and succession issues for a wide range of clients including high net worth and large private SME’s. He is closely engaged in the property industry across income tax, GST and state taxes and actively involved number of technical forums including the Property Council, Retirement Living Council and CAANZ taxation working groups. Scott does not shy away from complex issues or disputes and has a reputation for achieving commercial outcomes. He is active in The Tax Institute as former New South Wales State Chair, remaining active in State Council and the Professional Development committees. He has presented a number of papers for The Tax Institute and other bodies and is always willing to have a robust discussion.

Matthew Mckee, CTA, Brown Wright Stein Lawyers
Matthew McKee, CTA, is a partner of the Sydney law firm Brown Wright Stein Lawyers. Matthew assists accountants and lawyers in advising their clients on all aspects of tax and superannuation for SMEs and high netwealth individuals and family groups. Matthew’s practice has a particular focus on state taxes, including duties, land tax and payroll tax.

Scott Walker, Australian Taxation Office
Scott Walker, is an Assistant Commissioner and the risk owner for Property & Construction issues in the Private Wealth Business Line of the ATO. He has over 20 years’ experience in dealing with tax controversy matters and his teams are responsible for managing the ATO’s engagement with the largest Private Groups in Queensland. Previously Scott has worked in Tax Technical and Audit roles across most ATO compliance business areas including seven years in Serious Non-Compliance. Scott holds a Master of Taxation from the UNSW as well as degrees in both Law and Business.