The Griffith Tax Clinic

Journal of Australian Tax, 22(2): 64-95 (2020)

Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 21-5

37 Pages Posted: 4 Feb 2021 Last revised: 10 Feb 2021

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Brett Freudenberg

Griffith University - Griffith Business School; Griffith University - Griffith Law School

Colin Perryman

Griffith University

Kristin Thomas

Griffith University

Melissa Belle Isle

Griffith University

Date Written: December 7, 2020

Abstract

Griffith University (Queensland) was one of 10 Australian universities chosen to be part of the 2019 National Tax Clinic Project. This project sort to expand the foundation work done by Curtin University (Western Australia) to establish student tax clinics across Australia. The objectives of these clinics was to provide greater access to justice for unrepresented taxpayers, a rich learning environment for students, and greater tax literacy for the community. The Griffith Tax Clinic opened its doors to the public in July 2019, and this article reports the experience of the Griffith Tax Clinic in its first year of operation and sets out key learning and recommendations gleaned from that.

Keywords: WIL, tax clinic, tax

JEL Classification: K34

Suggested Citation

Freudenberg, Brett and Perryman, Colin and Thomas, Kristin and Belle Isle, Melissa, The Griffith Tax Clinic (December 7, 2020). Journal of Australian Tax, 22(2): 64-95 (2020), Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 21-5, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3743870

Brett Freudenberg (Contact Author)

Griffith University - Griffith Business School ( email )

Brisbane, Queensland 4111
Australia

Griffith University - Griffith Law School ( email )

Nathan Campus, GU
Nathan 4111
Australia

Colin Perryman

Griffith University ( email )

Australia

Kristin Thomas

Griffith University ( email )

Australia

Melissa Belle Isle

Griffith University ( email )

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