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Enquiries

The contact officer to whom enquiries regarding this report may be directed to:

Mr Andrew McLoughlin
Deputy Inspector-General of Taxation
GPO Box 551
SYDNEY NSW 2001

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Letter of Transmittal

Telephone: (02) 8239 2111
Facsimile: (02) 8239 2100

Australian Government - Inspector-General of Taxation crest

Level 19, 50 Bridge Street
Sydney NSW 2000
GPO Box 551
Sydney NSW 2001

30 September, 2010

 

The Hon Bill Shorten
Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Dear Minister

I have pleasure in presenting to you the Annual Report of the Inspector‑General of Taxation for the year ended 30 June 2010. The Report has been prepared in accordance with section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999 and section 41 of the Inspector‑General of Taxation Act 2003 (the Act).

Subsection 41(3) of the Act requires that the Annual Report be tabled in each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of receipt.

Yours sincerely

[SIGNED]

Ali Noroozi
Inspector-General of Taxation


Index of compliance

Letter of transmittal

Aids to access

Table of contents

Index of compliance

Acronyms

Alphabetical index (available in pdf version)

Contact details

Review by the Inspector-General of Taxation

Part 1: Overview

Part 2: Performance report

Part 3: Management and accountability

Corporate governance

External scrutiny

Management of human resources

Procurement and assets management

Consultancies

Workplace diversity

Part 4: Financial statements

Part 5: Other information

Occupational health and safety

Freedom of information

Advertising and market research

Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance

Discretionary grants

Acronyms

AASB
Australian Accounting Standards Board
AATSI
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
AEIFRs
Australian Equivalents International Financial Reporting Standards
ANAO
Australian National Audit Office
AGS
Australian Government Solicitor
APS
Australian Public Service
ASIO
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
ATO
Australian Taxation Office
CEI
Chief Executive Office
EL1
Executive Level 1
EL2
Executive Level 2
ESL
English as a Second Language
FOI
Freedom of Information
GST
Goods and Services Tax
IFRSs
International Financial Reporting Standards
IGT
Inspector-General of Taxation
IRS
Internal Revenue Service
IT
Information Technology
SAP
Substituted Accounting Period
SES
Senior Executive Service
SLA
Service Level Agreement
TCN
Tax Counsel Network

List of tables

Table 1: Resources for Inspector-General of Taxation outcomes

Table A1: IGT resource statement for 2009

Table 2: Key speaking engagements

Table 3: IGT report recommendations summary 2009-10

Table 4: Operative and paid inoperative staff by classification and gender

Table 5: Salary scales — SES

Table 6: Salary scales — non-SES

Table 7: Operative and paid inoperative staff by EEO target group

List of figures

Figure 1: Outcome and output structure

Figure 2: Inspector-General of Taxation management structure