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Sydney NSW 2000
GPO Box 551
Sydney NSW 2001

30 September, 2011

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 (IGT) for the year ended 30 June 2011. 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 IGT Act).

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

In addition, and as required by the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines, I certify that I am satisfied that the IGT has in place appropriate fraud control mechanisms that meet the IGT’s needs and comply with the guidelines applying in 2010–11.

Yours sincerely


Ali Noroozi
Inspector-General of Taxation

List of tables

Table 1: Resources for Inspector-General of Taxation outcomes

Table A1: IGT resource statement for 2010

Table 2: Key speaking engagements

Table 3: IGT report recommendations summary 2010–11

Table 4: Salary scales—non-SES

Table 5: Salary scales—SES

Table 6: Operative staff by classification and gender

Table 7: Operative staff by Equal Employment Opportunity target group

Table 8: Advertising

List of figures

Figure 1: Outcome and program structure

Figure 2: Inspector-General of Taxation management structure