School of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation - PhD (UNSW) | BCom (Distinction) / LLB (Honours) (UNSW) | FULT (UNSW) | GDLP (College of Law) | Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW, Federal Court & High Court of Australia (non-practising)
Associate Professor Ann Kayis-Kumar is author of Taxing Multinationals (Oxford University Press, 2019) and co-author of the Australian CGT Handbook (since the 8th edition, Thomson Reuters, 2017). Ann's research conceptualises tax as a mechanism to achieve social justice across the taxpaying spectrum; ranging from improving the integrity of taxing multinationals to improving the wellbeing of financially vulnerable individuals and small businesses.
She is the Founding Director of UNSW Tax Clinic, an international award-winning platform for experiential work-integrated learning, innovative grassroots research and catalysing social impact across Australia.
Ann also serves on both university- and industry-level committees including as elected Deputy President of the UNSW Academic Board, Vice-President of the Australasian Tax Teachers’ Association, and is a member of The Tax Institute’s NSW Technical and SME & Tax Practitioner Committees.
From This Author
How free tax advice can support financial wellbeing
New research reveals a crucial need for pro bono tax advice to help improve the financial wellbeing of vulnerable communities
Does paying for tax advice save money? Only if you’re wealthy
Tax advisers disproportionally help the wealthy minimise their taxes, write UNSW Business School's Youngdeok Lim, Ann Kayis-Kumar, and Chris Evans
Sometimes people can do with a break: 3 ways tax debt relief rules are too tough
Given that Australia's tax relief rules are outdated, policymakers should focus on three key points for reform, write UNSW Business School's Ann Kayis-Kumar, Kevin O'Rourke and Michael Walpole
3 keys to improving the mental health of SMEs in financial distress
The mental health of small business owners is suffering amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but research linking financial wellbeing and poor tax health offers vital insights to improving the outlook for SMEs, says UNSW Business School's Ann Kayis-Kumar
Should there be a cap on tax advice deductions?
There is a solution to help individuals and businesses better manage the cost of tax advice – but it does not involve a cap on deductions, says UNSW Business School's Dr Ann Kayis-Kumar
How a free tax clinic is rescuing the overwhelmed
A nationwide initiative meets a genuine and otherwise unmet community need
ATO can use global data leaks to pursue multinationals
Once the cat is out of the bag it's fair game