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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

  • 10 Aug 2018: Aussiegolfa Pty Ltd (Trustee) v Commissioner of Taxation [2018] FCAFC 122
    SUPERANNUATION - in-house asset rules - self-managed superannuation fund - where a self-managed superannuation fund acquired units of a particular class in a managed investment scheme - where the units were referred to as units in a sub-fund - where a particular property was acquired by the responsible entity of the managed investment scheme on…
    Judge: Besanko, Moshinsky and Steward JJ
  • 9 Aug 2018: Farah Custodians Pty Limited v Commissioner of Taxation [2018] FCA 1185
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for further and better particulars of statement of claim - application in the alternative to strike out parts of pleading alleging "conscious maladministration" and liability on the basis of Barnes v Addy (1874) LR 9 Ch App 244 - where claims of "conscious maladministration" properly characterised as claims in…
    Judge: Wigney J
  • 3 Aug 2018: Commissioner of Taxation v ACN 154 520 199 Pty Ltd (in liq) (formerly EBS & Associates Pty Ltd) [2018] FCA 1140
    ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - application for judicial review of decision by Administrative Appeals Tribunal to issue direction under s 37(2) of Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 (Cth) - where direction compels applicant to produce internal legal advices prepared in relation to respondent - whether Tribunal erred in forming opinion that the internal …
    Judge: Bromwich J

Latest Speeches & Papers

Tax seminars

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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