Peter Holt is an Assistant Commissioner for Small Business at the Australian Taxation Office.
Peter has overall responsibility for the governance and oversight of the Black Economy measures in the ATO and this includes the expansion of the Taxable payments reporting system. Peter is also chair of the cross agency Black Economy Standing Taskforce that aims to provide a whole of government response to the Black Economy or Shadow Economy.
Peter has worked in a variety of roles over his 34 years’ experience in the public service including policy development, law design, risk, governance, audit and assurance and project management across GST, Superannuation and Income Tax.
Peter transferred to the Australian Taxation Office in 1999 with the implementation of the GST. Prior to joining the ATO, Peter held audit and policy positions with the Customs Department in Canberra and Melbourne.