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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

  • 9 May 2022: Landcom v Commissioner of Taxation [2022] FCA 510
    CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - s 114 of the Constitution prohibits the Commonwealth imposing "any tax on property of any kind belonging to a State" - where GST is not imposed on States, but States have voluntarily agreed to pay notional GST - where the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (GST Act) addresses notional GST, including the amount…
    Judge: Thawley J
  • 3 May 2022: Hyder v Commissioner of Taxation (No 3) [2022] FCA 493
    TAXATION - consideration of the determination of the costs of and incidental to the proceedings the subject of the primary judgment given on 22 March 2022 in Hyder v Commissioner of Taxation [2022] FCA 264 and Hyder v Commissioner of Taxation (No 2) [2022] FCA 421
    Judge: Greenwood J
  • 21 Apr 2022: Hyder v Commissioner of Taxation (No 2) [2022] FCA 421
    TAXATION - consideration of aspects of the final orders to be made consequent upon the publication of judgment in Hyder v Commissioner of Taxation [2022] FCA 264
    Judge: Greenwood 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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