Every year, the ATO takes a close look at certain issues which taxpayers tend to get wrong. An area that often gets small and medium-sized private companies into hot water is the blurred line between the company’s money and the owner’s money, writes Mark Chapman, Director of Tax Communications at H&R Block. There are rigorous… Read more »
Mark Chapman has over 25 years experience as a tax professional in both the UK and Australia, specialising in tax for individuals and SMEs. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and CPA Australia and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He holds a Masters of Taxation Law with the University of New South Wales. Since 2015, Mark has been Director of Tax Communications with H&R Block Australia. He writes regularly on tax issues for numerous media outlets and presents on topical tax topics at seminars and other events. He broadcasts frequently on radio and television and writes a regular column for Money Magazine and Yahoo7 Finance.
Mark is also the author of 'Life and Taxes: A Look at Life Through Tax' (Wolters Kluwer CCH, 2017) and the second, third and fourth editions of 'Australian Practical Tax Examples' (Wolters Kluwer CCH, 2019, 2020 and 2021).