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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 Jul 2019: Pedley v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCA 1106
    Judge: Colvin J
  • 15 Jul 2019: Bosanac v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCAFC 116
    INCOME TAX - appeal by taxpayer from decision of primary judge dismissing appeal from objection decision disallowing objections to notices of amended assessment - where taxpayer lodged no returns for a number of years - where returns when lodged showed nil or negligible income - consideration of the nature of an appeal under s 14ZZ Tax…
    Judge: Greenwood, Burley and Colvin JJ
  • 12 Jul 2019: Farah Custodians Pty Limited v Commissioner of Taxation (No 2) [2019] FCA 1076
    TAXATION - interlocutory application - application for leave to amend pleadings to include claims in negligence arising from the Commissioner of Taxation's performance of his duties or responsibilities under ss 8AAZLF(1) and 8AAZLH(2) of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) regarding refunds of RBA surpluses - consideration of statutory…
    Judge: Wigney 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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