Essential Tax & Superannuation Update Series 2024-25

As an expert tax or accounting professional, people look to you for the most effective tax advice. These critical tax updates will give you all the relevant insights you need to ensure you’re providing the best advice to your clients.

The Essential Tax Update covers key tax developments, including cases, legislation, ATO rulings, publications and other announcements – as well as administrative and regulatory changes. These sessions position you right at the cutting edge.

These concise 1.5-hour monthly tax update sessions have been specifically designed for an online platform to ensure maximum impact in minimal time.

The Essential Tax Update will:

  • Keep you up to date on the latest tax changes
  • Keep you ahead of key legislative and regulatory changes and announcements
  • Help you avoid any possible traps and pitfalls
  • Assist you in providing proactive tax advice and identifying tax planning opportunities early
  • Give you answers to the questions most relevant to you
  • Ensure you get the critical knowledge you need while minimising your time out of the office.

Our partnership with Thomson Reuters gives you the most up-to-date information, updated regularly and enhanced by our technical specialists.

Continuing Professional Development Hours

All sessions covered in our Essential Tax Update Series constitute verifiable CPD for CA ANZ and is likely to meet Legislated CPD (formerly FASEA) and the Tax Practitioners Board's CPD requirements.

  • CA ANZ: Up to 16.5 CPD hours
  • Tax Practitioners Board: Up to 16.5 CPD hours
  • Legislated CPD (formerly FASEA): Up to 16.5 CPD hours

Please find below the session details for this series:

July 202410/07/202412:00pm – 1:30pm AEST
August 202414/08/202412:00pm – 1:30pm AEST
September 202411/09/202412:00pm – 1:30pm AEST
October 202409/10/202412:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT
November 202413/11/202412:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT
December 202411/12/202412:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT
February 202512/02/202512:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT
March 202512/03/202512:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT
April 202509/04/202512:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT
May 202514/05/202512:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT
June 202511/06/202512:00pm – 1:30pm AEDT

All sessions are NSW time zones.
All recorded sessions have been added to the playlist so you can watch them on-demand if you missed them.

Ken Mansell, Senior Tax and Superannuation Trainer, Chartered Accountants ANZ

Ken is an experienced tax trainer who has worked alongside Chartered Accountants ANZ for more than 11 years. He has worked in private practice and the public sector. He was an adviser on tax policy in the Australian Treasury for more than 11 years. Ken has also been an adviser to the Solomon Island government and was on the secretariat of the Henry tax review. Ken was the head of taxation at the Seven Network Group for 4 years.

James McPhedran, Senior Tax and Superannuation Trainer, CA ANZ

James has 18 years' experience in the industry, including roles at the Big Four accounting firms and advisory roles at mid-tier firms. He has been a trainer with CA ANZ for over 11 years and has maintained a member resign rate of more than 90% for 11 consecutive years.

His advanced knowledge of taxation and superannuation has allowed him to focus on SMEs and high net worth individuals. James holds a bachelor's degree in law and economics from the University of Queensland and a Masters of Taxation from the University of Sydney.

CPD Assessment

The Essential Tax & Superannuation Update series has been assessed for CA ANZ, ASIC and FASEA CPD hours. The allocation of CPD hours is as follows:




Up to 16.5 CPD hours

Up to 1.5 CPD hours


Up to 11 hours (General) &

5.5 hours (Technical Competence)

Up to 1 hours (General) &

0.5 hours (Technical Competence)


Up to 11 hours (Tax) &

5.5 hours (Superannuation)

Up to 1 hours (Tax) &

0.5 hours (Superannuation)


Topic: Tax

Sub-Topic: Business Tax, Employment Taxes - PAYE, PAYG & FBT, GST, Income Tax, International Tax, State/Territory Taxes, Superannuation, Tax Administration

Format: Live Webinar

Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced

CPD: Upto 16.5 hours