The Australian Taxation Office has appointed a former KPMG executive as the assistant commissioner for SMSFs.
InvestorDaily sister title SMSF Adviser has reported that Dana Fleming has been named in the role following the departure of Kasey Macfarlane to another senior role at the ATO.
Ms Fleming is currently a KMPG partner and national lead in the big four firm’s asset and wealth management tax department.
“We wish her all the best in her new role at the Australian Taxation Office and thank her for her significant contribution to KPMG,” KPMG’s David Linke told SMSF Adviser.
KPMG tax partner Damian Ryan will take over from Ms Fleming when she takes up the government position.
The SMSF Association has issued a statement welcoming the appointment.