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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 Mar 2023: YTL Power Investments Limited v Commissioner of Taxation [2023] FCA 258
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for summary dismissal of proceeding - where applicant commenced proceeding by originating application seeking declaratory relief under s 39B of the Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth) - where notice of assessment issued after proceedings commenced - where the Commissioner sought summary dismissal on basis that the…
    Judge: Hespe J
  • 24 Mar 2023: Konebada Pty Ltd ATF the William Lewski Family Trust v Commissioner of Taxation [2023] FCA 257
    TAXATION - Goods and Services Tax - A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (Cth) - whether applicant entitled to input tax credits in respect of payment of invoices for provision of services - whether services acquired in carrying on an enterprise
    Judge: Hespe J
  • 21 Mar 2023: Sunlite Australia Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation [2023] FCAFC 43
    TAXATION - appeal against decision of the Australian Administrative Appeals Tribunal - where Commissioner conducted an audit and issued amended assessments - where Commissioner disallowed objection - where Tribunal upheld Commissioner's decision save as to the shortfall penalty - where appeal brought under s 44 of the Administrative Appeals…
    Judge: Colvin, O'Sullivan and Feutrill JJ

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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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