A message from The CEO: TaxVine Is Changing

Welcome to a new year

We’re excited to be back and are gearing up for another great year, bringing you some great education programs and events, like the 2014 Tax Adviser of the Year Awards, the winners of which will be announced next month at the 29th National Convention in Hobart.

Summer sale – ends 14 February

Our summer sale ends soon. If you’ve been meaning to pick up any of our sale items, make sure you do so before Friday, 14 February.

Notice to members – TaxVine is changing

TaxVine delivers the latest tax news via email to every member each Friday. This year, you’ll notice TaxVine has a new look and a clearer layout.

If you’re viewing TaxVine on your mobile or tablet device, you’ll find an optimised experience for easier reading and navigation. To gauge member feedback, we’ll be testing the new layout with half of our membership mailing list for two months, so if you don’t receive the new version don’t worry, it’ll be coming to you when we roll out the final version incorporating any feedback in March.

Study period 1 is open for enrolment

Are you wondering what 2014 has in store for your firm?

If you want to remain competitive in the market, ongoing education will ensure that you achieve your goals and that your employees have the skills and knowledge required to grow your client-base.

With that in mind, all of our programs are open for enrolment, including The Chartered Tax Adviser Program, the Course in Australian Taxation Law, and the Course in Commercial Law. These courses are designed for candidates at various stages of their profession to further enhance their performance, and are designed by Australia’s leading educator in tax — The Tax Institute.

If you or your colleagues would like to enrol, visit our website. The first courses start in February.

Final chance to save 20% off webinars

Don’t miss your final chance to save 20% off when you register for the full series of 2014 Monthly Update Webinars.

Free membership trial for your colleagues

Do you have friends or colleagues that would benefit from membership of The Tax Institute?

Let them know about our free membership trial running during March. Following the popular October trial, all registrants (your colleagues!) will get to experience a selection of the benefits and resources that members get daily access to.

Financial services on the Gold Coast

Places are still available at this month’s Financial Services Taxation Conference on the Gold Coast. Taking place from 19 to 21 February, this annual conference is the flagship event of the financial services taxation calendar, and attracts practitioners and in-house tax advisers from across Australia to discuss current issues within the financial services area. Don’t miss out!

National Convention 26 to 28 March

The 29th National Convention is coming up just as quickly. Join us in Hobart in March and you’ll earn 15 structured CPD hours, grow your business and professional profile by networking with colleagues from around Australia, and get answers that will help you help your clients.

This year, we are also hosting the inaugural Tax Adviser of the Year Awards during the Gala Dinner on 27 March, so don’t miss out on this momentous occasion.

Noel Rowland
Noel
Rowland
Noel Rowland is Chief Executive Officer of The Tax Institute.

The Tax Institute is Australia’s leading professional association in tax. Its 13,000 members include tax agents, accountants and lawyers as well as tax practitioners in corporations, government and academia.

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