John McAlister Biography

John McAlister
ATO Assistant Commissioner, Standard Business Reporting
ATO Assistant Registrar, AUSKey

John McAlister is currently an ATO Assistant Commissioner, Standard Business Reporting and ATO Assistant Registrar, AUSKey. Leading the Services and Operations Branch, John has a leading role in delivering ‘whole-of-government’ service delivery and is directly responsible for the SBR Single reporting language (the SBR Taxonomy), leadership and day-to-day operational aspects of the SBR solution in the Australian Taxation Office and business leadership of AUSkey.

John is a recognised leader and strategic thinker with an attitude and enthusiasm for achievement. In both the public and private sectors John has lead strategy, design and the implementation of change, particularly from ‘old’ to new technology.

This is demonstrated in the Standard Business Reporting Program, and his leadership of e?tax, and in developing and delivering pre-filling initiatives.

John builds strong relationships with statkeholders across government, with software developers and tax agents, while promoting a user-centered, co-design perspective.

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