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Appointment of Chairman of Taxation Board of Review No. 1, Sydney



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TREASURER

NIL EMBARGO

STATEMENT BY THE TREASURER, THE RT HON. PHILLIP LYNCH, MP

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN OF TAXATION BOARD OF REVIEW NO. 1, SYDNEY

The Treasurer, Mr Phillip Lynch, announced today that Mr Harry

Penrose Stevens, First Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Taxation,

Sydney, had been appointed Chairman of Taxation Board of Review

No. 1, Sydney for a term of seven years commencing on 31 October

1977. . ยท . . . . ' . ' ,

He succeeds Mr James L. Burke who retired from office after

serving as Chairman for 24 years.

Mr Stevens who has had 37 years experience in the taxation

organisation holds a degree of Bachelor of Commerce and is

an Associate of the Australian Society of Accountants.

The Board is located in Sydney and reviews decisions of the

Commissioner of Taxation on objections lodged by taxpayers.

The other members of the Board are Mr C.F. Fairleigh, Q.C. and

Mr R.E. O'Neill. . . .

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CANBERRA ACT

20 OCTOBER 1977