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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

  • 21 Dec 2018: Fyna Projects Pty Ltd v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2018] FCA 2041
    TAXATION - review of decisions of the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation to issue notices under s 260-5 of Sch 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) - where applicant paid amounts in breach of a s 260-5 notice - where Commissioner subsequently issued s 260-5 notices to third party debtors of the applicant - whether notices issued to third…
    Judge: Thawley J
  • 14 Dec 2018: Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Pedley (No 2) [2018] FCA 2015
    TAXATION - liability of a director for amounts of PAYG withholding - director penalty notices issued - Div 269 of Sch 1 of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) (TAA) - allocation of payments pursuant to the ATO's PS LA 2011/20 - whether the relevant debt was paid such that the director's parallel liability was also discharged - whether the…
    Judge: McKerracher J
  • 30 Nov 2018: Commissioner of Taxation v Cassaniti [2018] FCAFC 212
    INCOME TAX - withholding payments - where primary judge found respondent was entitled to a credit for amounts said to be withheld from salary or wages paid to her pursuant to s 18-15(1) of Sch 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) - whether primary judge erred in accepting the veracity of the respondent's purported PAYG payment…
    Judge: Greenwood, Logan, Steward 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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