SAIT Honorary Fellowship Award Profiles: Duncan Bentley
03 June 2013
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Author: SAIT Communications
Bently has contributed extensively to the international tax jurisprudence and
has published numerous authoritative tax publications throughout his
professional career. Given Duncan’s illustrious career in taxation, SAIT
awarded him with an honorary fellowship at our tax gala dinner held on the 14th
of May in recognition of his work in the field of taxation.
in-depth study, analysis and practical experience, he gained and subsequently
also contributed significant propositions in the area of taxpayers’ rights,
incorporating best practice and benchmarking in tax administration. His work
in the 1990s contributed to the development of Australia’s Taxpayers Charter and
the Australian Taxation Office’s Dispute Resolution Process.
graduated from the University of Cape Town with a B.A. L.L.B. He completed his
post graduate LL.M study through London University, and his Ph.D at Bond University.
He is qualified as a chartered accountant in Australia and in the United
Kingdom and is a Chartered Tax Adviser. He is currently the Deputy
Vice-Chancellor at Victoria University, Australia.
His most recent book, Taxpayers’
Rights: Theory, Origin and Implementation published by Kluwer Law
International, is a significant paradigm shift in the area of taxpayers’ rights
He is currently the
Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Victoria University, Australia. Duncan serves on
several boards and committees, including the Taxation Committee of the Law
Council of Australia and the Australian Commonwealth Attorney-General’s International
Legal Services Advisory Council.