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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

  • 22 Sep 2023: Simplot Australia Pty Limited v Commissioner of Taxation [2023] FCA 1115
    TAXATION - goods and services tax - exemption - whether certain frozen food supplied and imported by the applicant was "of a kind" "marketed as a prepared meal"
    Judge: Hespe J
  • 4 Sep 2023: Mandalinic v Stone (Liquidator) [2023] FCAFC 146
    CORPORATIONS - application for leave to appeal and appeal from interlocutory decision of single judge - where the appellant, a director of a company in liquidation, filed an affidavit in Supreme Court of New South Wales proceedings commenced by the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation to recover tax-related liabilities including directors penalties for …
    Judge: Stewart, McElwaine and Button JJ
  • 24 Aug 2023: Widdup v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2023] FCAFC 145
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for leave to appeal interlocutory order - moneys paid into court to discharge freezing orders - application that moneys be paid out of court - allegation of material non-disclosure upon ex parte application for freezing order - allegation of maladministration by the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation - disputed…
    Judge: Logan, Wheelahan and Hespe 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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