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Stephen Barkoczy

Professor

19972019
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Biography

Professor Stephen Barkoczy has lectured, researched and practised widely in the areas of taxation, superannuation and venture capital investment law. Stephen is a member of the Innovation and Investment Committee of Innovation and Science Australia and a member of the International Faculty of the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, where he lectures in the Master of Laws Program in International Tax Law. 

Stephen has worked as a lawyer in private practice and was a consultant with the law firm Blake Dawson (now Ashurst) for 12 years. He has served as Chairman of the Law Institute of Victoria's Tax and Revenue Committee and as Principal Examiner of its Tax Law Specialisation Program. He has also held appointments on the Venture Capital Committee of Innovation Australia, the Public Advice and Guidance Panel of the Australian Taxation Office, the Advisory Panel to the Board of Taxation and the Rountable on Part IVA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936. 

Stephen has been a chief investigator on a number of major research projects (including ARC Discovery and Linkage projects) and is a former editor of the Journal of Australian Taxation. He is the author/co-author/editor of many publications, including the following books: 

  • Foundations of Taxation Law (1st - 11th eds) 
  • Australian Taxation Law (6th - 29th eds) 
  • Australian Tax Casebook (1st -14th eds) 
  • Core Tax Legislation and Study Guide (1st - 22nd eds) 
  • Foundations of New Zealand Taxation Law (1st - 4th eds)
  • The Australian GST Guide (loose-leaf service) 
  • The Pooled Development Funds Handbook 
  • Innovation and Venture Capital Law and Policy 
  • Government Venture Capital Incentives - a Multi-Jurisdiction Comparative Analysis, and
  • Incentivising Angels - A Comparative Framework of Tax Incentives for Start-Up Investors.

Stephen is the recipient of several university teaching awards, including the Dean of Law's Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence and the Monash Student Association's Outstanding Teaching Award for the Faculty of Law. He is also a recipient of an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Award for Teaching Excellence. In 2008, he received the Prime Minister's Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year.

Consulting

2016-2019: Member, Innovation Investment Committee, Innovation and Science Australia.

2016-2018: Member, Public Advice and Guidance Panel, Australian Taxation Office.

2011-2014: Member, Venture Capital Committee of Innovation Australia.

2012: Member, Expert Roundtable on Part IVA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936, Commonwealth Treasury.

1998-2010: Consultant, Blake Dawson.

2005-2008: Member, Melbourne Tax Discussion Group.

2002-2007: Member, Advisory Panel to the Board of Taxation.

1999-2006: Principal Examiner, Law Institute of Victoria, Tax Law Specialisation Program.

1997-2008: Member, Law Institute of Victoria, Tax and Revenue Committee.

 

Research interests

Taxation law

Superannuation law

Venture capital law

Supervision interests

Available to supervise Honours, Masters and PhD students

Monash teaching commitment

LAW4704 Taxation law SEM1/T2; SEM2/T3

LAW4322 Advanced taxation law SEM2/T3

LAW4533 International and Comparative Taxation Law - Malaysia SEM2/T3

Keywords

  • Taxation Law
  • Superannuation Law
  • Venture Capital Law

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Projects 2005 2018

Research Output 1997 2019

Australian Taxation Law 2019

Woellner, R., Barkoczy, S., Evans, C., Murphy, S. & Pinto, D., 2019, 29th ed. Melbourne Vic Australia: Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand. 2159 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookOtherpeer-review

Foundations of Taxation Law

Barkoczy, S., 2019, 11th ed. Melbourne Vic Australia: Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand. 1222 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookOther

Incentivising Angels: A Comparative Framework of Tax Incentives for Start-Up Investors

Barkoczy, S. & Wilkinson, T., 2019, 1st ed. Singapore Singapore: Springer. 120 p. (SpringerBriefs in Law)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Foundations of Taxation Law

Barkoczy, S., 31 Jan 2018, 10th ed. Melbourne Vic Australia: Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand. 1200 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookOtherpeer-review

Foundations of Taxation Law

Barkoczy, S. L., 2017, 9th ed. Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand. 1152 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review