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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

  • 24 Aug 2017: Commissioner of Taxation v Primary Health Care Limited [2017] FCAFC 131
    INCOME TAX - objections to notices of assessment - application for extension of time for lodging objections - relevant matters for exercise of discretion - whether prejudice suffered by Applicant if objections lodged outside of time - whether explanation for delay can ever be positive factor towards exercise of discretion ADMINISTRATIVE LAW -…
    Judge: Kenny, Perram & Robertson JJ
  • 22 Aug 2017: Pintarich v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCA 944
    ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - application for judicial review of a decision by the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation to grant partial remission of a general interest charge pursuant to s 8AAG of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) - where prior to the impugned decision a letter had been sent to the applicant - whether that letter evidenced the making…
    Judge: Tracey J
  • 18 Aug 2017: Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Whiteman [2017] FCA 951
    TAXATION – Application for summary judgment in relation to tax debts – application for stay of proceedings whilst Part IVC proceedings afoot challenging tax debt – application for stay of execution of judgment whilst Part IVC proceedings afoot challenging tax debt PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – Application for summary judgment in relation to tax debts – …
    Judge: Davies J

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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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