Special Tax Topics Series 2021-22

Learn practical solutions to complex issues and keep pace with new legislation impacting tax planning. This on-demand series dives into over 20 vital topics specifically selected for tax professionals, advisors and accountants working in practice and business. 

Presented by our team of senior tax trainers, the dynamic series will be developed throughout the year to cover the most current issues.

Each of the recorded webinars will focus on a specific issue relevant to areas such as income and deductions, capital gains tax and concessions, tax integrity and compliance measures, and taxpayer-specific transactions or events.

Take advantage of a discounted rate when you subscribe to the whole series.

You'll receive access to new topics every month (except January) along with links to relevant supporting material as it's published.

• Examine the details of over 20 vital tax topics
• Keep up with the latest legislation
• Learn practical solutions to complex issues
• Complete the on-demand sessions at a time that suits you
• Receive a special discount with a series subscription

See 'agenda' tab for more information


Session Information

To reflect the most recent developments the series topics will be developed throughout the year. As individual session details become available, descriptions will be added below.

 Topic Session
 1RecordedCan you walk away from the 12 month discount?
 2RecordedLiving with practical compliance guide 2021/D2
 1RecordedAsset protection
 2RecordedTaxation of deceased estates - General rules
 3RecordedCosts and benefits of family trust elections
 1RecordedTaxation of cryptocurrency dealings: Part I (Individuals)
 2RecordedHow to prepare for the FY 2021 tax disclosures
 1RecordedTaxation of deceased estates - Testamentary Trusts
 2RecordedTaxation of buy/sell agreements 
 1RecordedTaxation Implications of crypto-currency dealings: Part II (Businesses)
 2RecordedTaxation of relationship breakdowns
 1RecordedTaxation of cryptocurrency dealings: Part III ( SMSFs) 
 2RecordedFBT Part 1 - Car, car parking and expense payment fringe benefits
 1RecordedFBT Part 2 - Property, residual and entertainment expenses
 1Recorded FBT Refresher
 2RecordedEmployee Share Schemes: An employee perspective
 1RecordedContemporary business structures - What works, what doesn't
 1RecordedTax issues associated with remote employees
 2RecordedInfluencers, YouTubers & Gamers: The new tax frontier
 1RecordedYear-end tax issues
 2RecordedLiving with practical compliance guide 2021/4
 1RecordedTask risk issues for SMEs and HWIs


Each topic is presented by one of our senior tax and superannuation trainers:

Peter McGinty
Senior Tax and Superannuation Trainer, Chartered Accountants ANZ

Peter has degrees in commerce and law from the University of Melbourne. He has more than 30 years’ experience in a chartered practice that focused on tax issues affecting family businesses, small and medium enterprises and high net worth individuals. Peter is an experienced tax trainer and is well regarded for his practical approach to staff training.

James McPhedran
Senior Tax and Superannuation Trainer, Chartered Accountants 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 an educator with Chartered Accountants ANZ for 9 years. His advanced knowledge of taxation and superannuation has allowed him to focus on small to medium enterprises 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.


Bruce Thomas
Senior Tax and Superannuation Trainer, Chartered Accountants ANZ

Bruce has written and presented training on a wide range of topics, including the tax aspects of real estate transactions, fringe benefits tax (FBT) and salary packaging.

Bruce was previously a tax manager with William Buck Chartered Accountants where he advised clients on the application of the goods and services tax, FBT and other government charges. He worked for the Australian Taxation Office for 17 years, including as a senior officer dealing with technical issues involving the GST.


Tristan Webb
Senior Tax and Superannuation Trainer, Chartered Accountants ANZ

Tristan has more than 25 years’ tax experience in organisations such as the Australian Taxation Office, PwC, CCH and HLB Mann Judd. He was the national tax director at Crowe Horwath immediately before joining Chartered Accountants ANZ.

His role required a good working knowledge of tax and risk issues for mid-tier accounting firms operating in the small to medium enterprise (SME) sector. Tristan’s expertise is in company and trust taxation for SMEs and high net worth clients.

CPD Assessment

Sessions count towards 1.5 hours each, giving you a total of up to 30 hours CPD for the full series.


Topic: Tax

Sub-Topic: Business Tax, Employment Taxes - PAYE, PAYG & FBT, Income Tax (inc CGT), International Tax, State/Territory Taxes, Tax Administration

Format: Recorded Webinar

Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced

CPD: Upto 30 hours