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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

  • 26 Apr 2017: Blake v Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCA 396
    BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY - appeal against a decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal - whether the proceedings have been deemed abandoned pursuant to s 60(3) of the Bankruptcy Act 1974 (Cth) - whether, if the proceedings are abandoned, the appeal should be dismissed PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - whether an application for extension of time to…
    Judge: Gilmour J
  • 21 Apr 2017: Bazzo v Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCA 412
    TAXATION - application for interlocutory injunctive relief - Notices of Amended Assessment and Notices of Amended Assessment of shortfall penalty - construction of Deeds of Agreement - construction of term in Deeds 'Taxation Debt' - where 'Taxation Debt' defined by reference to a sum 'comprised of Tax-Related Liability and applicable GIC due and…
    Judge: Perram J
  • 21 Apr 2017: Chevron Australia Holdings Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCAFC 62
    INCOME TAX - transfer pricing - whether consideration exceeded arm's length consideration - consideration that might have been reasonably expected between independent parties dealing at arm's length - meaning of property - meaning of consideration - what constitutes arm's length consideration for acquisition of property INCOME TAX - whether…
    Judge: Allsop CJ, Perram and Pagone 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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