The Australian Government has appointed Rob Heferen as the next Commissioner of Taxation, Registrar of the Australian Business Register, the Australian Business Registry Services, and Register of Foreign Ownership of Australian Assets.

Mr Heferen will commence the role on 1 March 2024 for a 7-year term. Current Commissioner Chris Jordan’s term runs through to 29 February.

Mr Heferen has previously worked at the Australian Taxation Office and served as the Deputy Secretary of Revenue Group at the Treasury between 2011 and 2016, where he had responsibility for tax policy, tax legislation and revenue forecasting.

He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, a role he has held since 2021.

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