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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

  • 7 Jun 2019: Mingos v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCA 834
    TAXATION - appeal from decision of the Commissioner of Taxation disallowing objection to inclusion of capital gain from sale of property in taxpayer's assessable income for 2014 income year - where proceeds from sale distributed to taxpayer by trust - where title to property in name of trustee company - whether property had been held on beneficial …
    Judge: Davies J
  • 30 May 2019: Fyna Projects Pty Ltd v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation (No 2) [2019] FCA 790
    COSTS - apportionment - where mixed success on separate issues - where grounds abandoned prior to hearing
    Judge: Thawley J
  • 18 Apr 2019: Price v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCA 543
    TAXATION - withholding payments - whether, by virtue of s 18-15(1) of Sch 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth), the applicant was entitled to a tax credit against his liability to income tax for amounts said to be withheld from salary or wages paid to him.
    Judge: Thawley J

Latest Speeches & Papers

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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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