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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

  • 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
  • 27 Nov 2018: Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Shi [2018] FCA 1915
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - ex parte application for freezing orders - whether real risk of removal or dissipation of assets
    Judge: Yates J
  • 27 Nov 2018: Burton v Commissioner of Taxation [2018] FCA 1857
    TAXATION - appeal from an objection decision of the Commissioner of Taxation - where the taxpayer made gains from investments in the United States - where tax was paid in the United States on the gains realised - where the gains were also taxable under Australian tax law as capital gains - where the Commissioner denied the taxpayer a foreign…
    Judge: McKerracher 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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