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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

  • 21 Jun 2019: Scone Race Club Limited v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCA 976
    SUPERANNUATION - liability for superannuation guarantee charge - whether jockeys are to be taken to be employed by the applicant - Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 (Cth) s 12(8) - whether applicant is liable to make the payment of riding fees to jockeys - where centralised payment system was established by the applicant to…
    Judge: Logan J
  • 21 Jun 2019: Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Shi (No 3) [2019] FCA 945
    EVIDENCE - privilege against self-incrimination - where disclosure order in connection with a freezing order required respondent to disclose information concerning his worldwide assets - where information disclosed in a privilege affidavit may tend to prove the person has committed a criminal offence against or arising under an Australian law -…
    Judge: Steward J
  • 7 Jun 2019: Mingos v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCA 834
    TAXATION - appeal from decision of the Commissioner of Taxation disallowing objection to inclusion of capital gain from sale of property in taxpayer's assessable income for 2014 income year - where proceeds from sale distributed to taxpayer by trust - where title to property in name of trustee company - whether property had been held on beneficial …
    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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