Member’s name: John Natoli
Date of Hearing: 18 July 2023
Division: New South Wales
Tribunal: Disciplinary Tribunal
On 18 July 2023 the Disciplinary Tribunal found Mr John Natoli breached CPA Australia’s 11 May 2022 Constitution:
- Article 36(a) in that he had “committed, participated in or been involved with an adverse event” as defined in Article 76(h) in that he “became the subject of a final adverse finding in relation to the member’s conduct, competence or recognition by any Court, professional body, statutory or other regulatory authority in any jurisdiction” with respect to the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) decision to terminate his tax agent licence for a period of 2 years starting 12 September 2022.
Mr John Natoli attend the Disciplinary Tribunal Hearing and admitted the complaint.
Penalty and Costs:
The Disciplinary Tribunal found the Complaint sustained and imposed the following penalty:
- Forfeiture of membership, not eligible for re-admission until 4 January 2025.
Should Mr Natoli seek readmission to membership he must successfully complete:
- A course in Ethics and a course in the Supervision of Others, as approved by the General Manager Professional Conduct, prior to readmission.
- The CPA Australia Best Practice Program Assessment or its equivalent within 12 months of obtaining a Public Practice Certificate.
The Member was ordered to pay a contribution to costs of $ 3839.46.