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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

  • 15 Dec 2017: Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Chemical Trustee Limited (No 10) [2017] FCA 1548
    TAXATION - consent orders - receiver's power of sale -whether judgment debt excludes judgment interest - application dismissed
    Judge: Jagot J
  • 15 Dec 2017: Aussiegolfa Pty Ltd (Trustee) v Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCA 1525
    TAXATION - declaratory relief - whether in breach of sole purpose test pursuant to s 62 Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (Cth) - whether in breach of in-house asset rules pursuant to s 71 Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (Cth) - not entitled to declaratory relief - application dismissed
    Judge: Pagone J
  • 8 Dec 2017: Carr v Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCA 1486
    TAXATION - appeal from a decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal under s 44 of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 (Cth) - where Commissioner had made default assessments of the applicant's income tax liability - where the Tribunal affirmed the Commissioner's decision to disallow the applicant's objections - whether there was no…
    Judge: Bromwich 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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