Mr John Tretola

Mr John Tretola
 Position Lecturer
 Org Unit Law School
 Telephone +61 8 8313 8250
 Location Floor/Room 2 08 ,  Ligertwood Building ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    10 years experience in the Australian Taxation Office in audit related roles. Over 2 years experience in one of Adelaide's leading law firms in their tax and commercial division and over 2 years experience in an accounting firm as a senior tax accountant. Proprietor of a small tax agent practice since 2003.
  • Qualifications

    B Com. (Adel); LL.B (with Hons)(Adel); G.D.L.P. (Law Soc.); M. Tax (UNSW); LL.M (Global Business Law) (La Trobe); CPA; B.A (Classics) (Adel).

  • Teaching Interests

    Commercial Law I; Commercial Law and Information Systems (Masters); Income Tax Law III; Business Taxes & GST (undergraduate and Masters) and the Legal Aspects of International Business III.

  • Publications

    Australian Taxation Review, Volume 34, December 2005, joint paper with Domenic Carbone entitled 'FCT v Hart. An analysis of the impact of the High Court decision on the application of Part IVA'.

    Revenue Law Journal, Volume 16, December 2006 at pages 73-98, 'The interpretation of taxation legislation by the courts- a reflection on the views of Justice Graham Hill'.

    Revenue Law Journal, Volume 17, December 2007 at pages 104-125, 'The Simplified Tax System- Has it simplified tax at all and, if so, should it be extended'?

    Revenue Law Journal, Volume 18 (2008) at pages 1-14, 'A loan by any other name would smell as sweet'.

    Revenue Law Journal, Volume 19 (2009) Issue 1, Article 5, 'Changing CGT concessions- for better or worse'.

    Revenue Law Journal, Volume 20 (2010) Issue 1, Article 3, 'Tax Exempt- It's Not About Tax But Charity'.

    Revenue Law Journal, Volume 21 (2011) joint paper with Sylvia Villios and Pasqualina Callea, at page 6, ‘GST and residential premises- which intention is relevant’. 

    Australian Taxation Review, (2012) Volume 41, 100, joint paper with Sylvia Villios, Domenic Carbone and Pasqualina Callea entitled 'The capital gains tax implications of buy-sell agreements'.

    Australian GST Journal, Volume 13/3 (December 2013), at pages 101-117, ‘GST and the margin scheme- 13 years on is it still working as it was intended?’

    Revenue Law Journal, (Bond University Faculty of Law), Volume 23 (2013) Issue 1. Article 5, ‘Turning gambling silver into tax gold?".

    eJournal of Tax Research, Vol. 13 No. 3 Dec. 2015 p740-759, joint paper with George Mihalyov; Alfred Yawson and Ralf Zurbruegg entitled 'Tax compliance behaviour in Australian self-managed superannuation funds'.

  • Professional Associations

    Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia; Member of the Law Society of SA and a CPA member of CPA Australia.
  • Professional Interests

    Current National tax trainer with the Taxation Institute of Australia in their structured education program. Tax Trainer with the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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