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About this NPA

The Taxation National Practice Area (NPA) includes proceedings relating to:

  • tax appeals pursuant to Part IVC of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 from decisions made by the Commissioner of Taxation
  • questions of law and taxation on appeal from the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT)
  • any recovery or other proceeding collateral to a tax dispute.

Latest Judgments

  • 13 Oct 2017: Keris Pty Ltd (Trustee) v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCAFC 164
    TAXATION - consideration of the construction to be attributed to s 255-100 of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) conferring a power on the Commissioner to require "you" to give the Commissioner security for the "due payment of an existing or future *tax-related liability of yours" - consideration of the subject matter of the power and the…
    Judge: Greenwood, McKerracher and Moshinsky JJ
  • 26 Sep 2017: Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Ziolkowski [2017] FCA 1151
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - leave to serve originating application, statement of claim, affidavit and other documents outside jurisdiction
    Judge: Griffiths J
  • 25 Sep 2017: Commissioner of Taxation v Tamarama Fresh Juices Australia Pty Ltd [2017] FCAFC 154
    TAXATION - whether disclosure of protected material sought by the issue of a subpoena was "necessary...for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of a taxation law" within the meaning of s 355-75 of Sch 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) (the Act) - whether primary judge erred in finding that disclosure was necessary for…
    Judge: Middleton, Gilmour and Jagot JJ

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Forms & Rules

The key forms and rules for commencing tax matters are:

  • Form 73 - Notice of appeal under s 14ZZ Taxation Administration Act 1953
  • Form 75 - Notice of appeal from a tribunal
  • Form 69 - Originating application for relief under s 39B Judiciary Act

The Pro Forma Taxation Questionnaire is also relevant.


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