It [has been reported in the press] that Tax Institute, Senior Tax Counsel: Robert Jeremenko has been appointed as Chief of Staff for the Government’s Tax Reform White Paper Unit. The Tax Institute said it has long been an advocate for tax reform and looked forward to the impending Discussion Paper and White Paper. The Australian Financial Review said Mr Jeremenko would commence his new role during the week beginning 9 March 2015.

The Tax Reform Discussion Paper is expected to be released at any time.

[LTN 44, 6/3/15]