Treasury
The Board of Taxation is a non-statutory advisory body charged with contributing a business and broader community perspective to improving the design of taxation laws and their operation. The Board is tasked with advising the Treasurer on improving the general integrity and functioning of the taxation system and commissioning research and other studies on tax matters approved or referred to it by the Treasurer. The Board currently comprises of 11 members, eight of whom have been appointed from the non-government sector. There are three ex officio members - the Secretary to the Australian Treasury, the Commissioner of Taxation and the First Parliamentary Counsel. The Board will be supported by a secretariat provided by the Treasury, but may engage private sector consultants to assist it with its tasks.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Principal Body / Management Board / Senior Executive Officer

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    0

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 August 2000

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Michael Andrew AO 1 January 2015 31 December 2017
Other Mr. Peter Quiggin PSM 19 January 2004 Determined by the appointer
Other Mr. Chris Jordan AO 1 January 2013 Determined by the appointer
Other Mr. John Fraser 8 December 2014 7 December 2099
Member Mrs. Ann-Maree Wolff 11 May 2015 10 May 2018
Member Mrs. Karen Payne 11 May 2015 10 May 2018
Member Mr. Neville Mitchell 11 May 2015 10 May 2018
Member Ms. Julianne Jaques 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Mr. Craig Yaxley 1 January 2015 31 December 2017
Member Dr. Mark Pizzacalla 1 January 2015 31 December 2017
Member Mrs. Peggy Lau Flux 1 January 2015 31 December 2017
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