Should The Tax Ombudsman Have More Power Over The ATO?
Have you ever filed a tax complaint? Well you’re not alone. Public servant Richard Boyle still faces a prison life sentence for exposing unsettling debt collection practices at the ATO. It’s made a lot of people question the kinds of support whistleblowers and us taxpayers should have against unfair practices. In fact, there’s also been calls for our nation’s Tax Ombudsman, Karen Payne, to have more power in overseeing the ATO to protect taxpayers and whistleblowers. Karen Payne joined The Daily to tell us more about this issue.