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

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Deputy Inspector-General of Taxation
GPO Box 551

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

28 September, 2012

The Hon David Bradbury MP
Assistant Treasurer
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 2012. The Report has been prepared in accordance with 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 2011–12.

Yours sincerely


Ali Noroozi
Inspector-General of Taxation

List of tables

Table A1: Expenses for Inspector-General of Taxation outcomes 16

Table A2: IGT resource statement for 2011–12 17

Table 1: Review reports and current year status as at 30 June 2012 19

Table 2: Key speaking engagements 29

Table 3: Recommendations in IGT reports published during 2011–12 32

Table 4: Salary scales - non-SES 38

Table 5: Salary scales - SES 38

Table 6: Operative staff by classification and gender 39

Table 7: Operative staff by Equal Employment Opportunity target group 41

List of figures

Figure 1: Outcome and program structure 14

Figure 2: Inspector-General of Taxation management structure 15