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Sydney NSW 2001
25 September 2018
The Hon Stuart Robert MP
Canberra ACT 2600
Dear Assistant Treasurer
I am pleased to present to you the Annual Report of the Inspector-General of Taxation (IGT) for the year ended 30 June 2018. This report has been prepared for the purposes of section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and in accordance with section 41 of the Inspector-General of Taxation Act 2003.
In addition, and as required by the Commonwealth Fraud Control Framework, I certify that I am satisfied that the IGT has in place appropriate fraud control mechanisms that meet the IGT's needs and that comply with the guidance applying in 2017–18.
Inspector-General of Taxation
List of Tables
|Table 1||The five most common issues raised in complaints during 2017–18|
|Table A1||Expenses for Inspector-General of Taxation outcomes|
|Table A2||Inspector-General of Taxation resource statement for 2017–18 as at Budget May 2017|
|Table 2||Numbers of complaints received and resolved|
|Table 3||Numbers of investigations commenced and completed|
|Table 4||Complaints handling feedback survey results|
|Table 5||IGT speaking engagements during 2017–18|
|Table 6||IGT reviews and their status at 30 June 2018|
|Table 7||Implementation status of Agreed Business Improvements|
|Table 8||Salary scales — non SES staff|
|Table 9||Salary scales — SES staff|
|Table 10||Operative staff by classification and gender|
|Table 11||Operative staff by equal employment opportunity target group|
|Table 12||Advertising costs for 2017–18|
|Table 13||Alignment of Portfolio Budget Statement and Corporate Plan performance criteria|
List of Figures
|Figure 1||Inspector General of Taxation executive structure|
|Figure 2||Outcome and program structure|