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Associate Professor, UNSW Sydney

Associate Professor Ann Kayis-Kumar is Founding Director of UNSW Tax Clinic.

She 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 explores avenues by which tax policy can be utilised as a mechanism to achieve social justice.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Associate Professor, UNSW Sydney

Education

  • 2017 
    UNSW Sydney, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • 2010 
    UNSW Sydney, BCom (Distinction) / LLB (Honours)

Publications

  • 2019
    Curtailing aggressive tax planning: The case for introducing mandatory disclosure rules in Australia – Cues from the United Kingdom and South Africa for effective Design Features (Part 2), eJournal of Tax Research
  • 2019
    Curtailing aggressive tax planning: The case for introducing mandatory disclosure rules in Australia (Part 1), eJournal of Tax Research
  • 2019
    Simulating Tax-Minimization Strategies of Multinationals: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Changes in the United Kingdom’s Corporate Interest Deductibility Rule, World Tax Journal
  • 2019
    The importance of lawyers in international tax policy design and development: An exploration and extension of the legal-economic literature, UNSW Law Journal
  • 2018
    Implementing corporate tax cuts at the expense of neutrality? A legal and optimisation analysis of fundamental reform in practice, eJournal of Tax Research
  • 2017
    PlayTax: 'Gamifying' International Tax Teaching, Journal of the Australasian Tax Teachers Association
  • 2016
    International tax planning by multinationals: Simulating a tax-minimising intercompany response to the OECD’s recommendation on BEPS Action 4', Australian Tax Forum: a journal of taxation policy, law and reform
  • 2016
    What’s BEPS Got to Do with It? Exploring the Effectiveness of Thin Capitalisation Rules, eJournal of Tax Research
  • 2015
    Thin capitalisation rules: A second-best solution to the cross-border debt bias, Australian Tax Forum: a journal of taxation policy, law and reform
  • 2015
    Taxing cross-border intercompany transactions: Are financing activities fungible, Australian Tax Forum: a journal of taxation policy, law and reform

Research Areas

  • Taxation Law (180125)
  • Law (1801)