Key departure in ATO’s SMSF division confirmed
One heavyweight in the ATO’s SMSF division has confirmed he will be moving to a new role in early November.
Nathan Burgess, currently the ATO’s director, income tax and regulatory programs, SMSFs confirmed to SMSF Adviser that he will formally move to the role of director, public groups communication at the ATO on Monday 2 November.
“I’m going to miss the SMSF industry. It’s been so great to work with a policy success and with the amazing professionals across the industry who have made it so,” Mr Burgess told SMSF Adviser.
According to his LinkedIn profile, Mr Burgess has held his role in the SMSF division for just over two years.
He has been responsible for the policy, education and strategic direction of the ATO’s regulation and taxation of SMSFs.
Prior to this, he was director of aggressive tax planning (superannuation), where he was responsible for driving the detection of aggressive tax planning arrangements and schemes targeting superannuation.
Mr Burgess will be speaking at the SMSF Adviser Technical Strategy Day in under three weeks. He will be on hand to answer your questions and will be providing exclusive announcements and insight. Click here for more information.