Our Conference will run on Thursday, 31 October & Friday, 1 November, with a welcome reception on Wednesday, 30 October.

Pre-Conference – Wednesday 30 October
6.00pm – 7.00pm

Wednesday Welcome Drinks
Jewel Box Garden
Sofitel Nusa Dua

Day One - Thursday 31 October
Time Presentation Presenter
7:15am – 8:00am

Optional Activity – Zumba
Delegates must register to participate

8:00am – 2:30pm

Partner Balinese Cooking Class  (optional extra)

8:30am – 9:00am Registration Desk Open
9:00am – 9:15am Welcome Andrew Colrain FIPA FFA
9:15am – 10:00am CEO Update – Overview of IPA Policy & Advocacy Prof Andrew Conway FIPA FFA
10:00am – 11:00am

Taxation Legislation and What is new

  • The process of how legislation in the pipeline becomes law.
  • New and pending legislation in the pipeline.
  • Division 7A update
Tony Greco FIPA FFA
11:00am – 11:20am Morning Tea
11:20am – 1:00pm 

Small Business CGT concessions - navigating the maze and recent developments 
The small business CGT concession’s provide taxpayers with a generous mechanism for reducing or eliminating the tax liability associated with the sale of business or business assets. However viable and effective access to these concessions are often fraught with complexity. This session will, by way of pertinent examples and case studies, provide an effective platform to navigate. The pitfalls and traps inherent in the small business CGT taxation framework and tease out useful tips and planning strategies.

Peter Adams FIPA FFA
1:00pm – 1:45pm Lunch
1:45pm – 3:00pm Expats & Inpats - The prevailing tax dynamic

The taxation landscape that governs Australian tax residency and the specific consequences thereof has in recent times been in a state of frustrating flux due to conflicting interpretations held in various court judgements and recently enacted tax legislation. This session will inform attendees of the prevailing status quo so as to facilitate effective analysis of a taxpayers residency status and relevant implications of the same.

Peter Adams FIPA FFA

3:00pm – 3:20pm

Afternoon Tea

3:20pm – 4:30pm 

Panel / Multiple Presenter Session & Q&A

  • Member Advocacy Interactions
  • The last six months of advocacy
  • Future of the Profession
  • From the Trenches

Moderated by: Andrew Colrain FIPA FFA

Peter Adams FIPA FFA
Tony Greco FIPA FFA
Andrew Conway FIPA FFA
Damien Moore FIPA FFA

6:00pm – 10:00pm 

Bali Beachside Bonanza
Retreat Garden
Sofitel Nusa Dua

 Day Two – Friday 1 November 

9:30am – 9:45am

Welcome Back

Andrew Colrain FIPA FFA

9:45am – 10:45am

Black Economy & Emerging Issues

  • Tax gaps implications for practitioners
  • ATO Tax agent risk profiles beware
  • Update on Black economy measures
  • SB tax concessions reform what to exect the following Board of Tax review
  • Single Touch Payroll next phase
Tony Greco FIPA FFA

10:45am – 11:05am

Morning Tea

11:05am – 1:00pm

Superannuation tax trivia

A superannuation Tax update summary of recent developments will be provided. Attendees will also  have the opportunity to submit specific pre-conference questions which will be addressed by the Panel on the day.

Moderated by: Andrew Colrain FIPA FFA


  • Peter Adams FIPA FFA
  • Tony Greco FIPA FFA
  • Wendy Macdonald FIPA FFA

1:00pm – 1:45pm


1:45pm – 3:45pm

Deceased estates & estate planning - The two certainties, but can death Trump Tax?
Adverse tax outcomes arising on death can often be avoided by employing effective planning strategies prior to the fateful day. The session will explore the key tax implications, including the traps and pitfalls to avoid, as well as useful planning strategies that could be employed.

Peter Adams FIPA FFA

Tony Greco FIPA FFA

3:45pm – 4:00pm Afternoon Tea

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Learning points and compliance focus areas for 2019 income tax returns
The session will explore the ambit and rationale of the ATO acute focus on work related expenses, investment property disclosure and company tax returns obligations for the 2019 year.  We will specifically canvass the prudent approach and protocol for tax agents to adopt in regard to these elements of disclosure in 2019 tax returns.

Peter Adams FIPA FFA
5:00pm – 5:15pm Wrap Up & Close Andrew Colrain FIPA FFA
5:15pm – 6:30pm

Friday Farewell Festivities

Beach Garden

Sofitel Nusa Dua

Post-Conference – Saturday 2 November

7:30am – 4:30pm

Nusa Lembongan Island Day Cruise (optional extra)

Delegates and Partners welcome