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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 Jul 2021: Commissioner of Taxation v Ross [2021] FCA 766
    TAXATION - onus of proof - appeal from decisions of Administrative Appeals Tribunal setting aside objection decisions relating to assessments - default assessments pursuant to s 167 of Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth) - whether Tribunal failed to apply correct onus pursuant to s 14ZZK of Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) - whether…
    Judge: Derrington J
  • 10 Jun 2021: Peter Greensill Family Co Pty Ltd (Trustee) v Commissioner of Taxation [2021] FCAFC 99
    TAXATION - interaction between div 855 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth) (1997 Act), sub-div 115-C of the 1997 Act and div 6 and div 6E of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth) (1936 Act) considered - where capital gains made by a resident trust estate from non-taxable Australian property distributed to non-resident beneficiary -…
    Judge: Davies, Moshinsky and Colvin JJ
  • 3 Jun 2021: Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Chemical Overseas Limited [2021] FCA 602
    TAXATION - parties promoted by consent orders giving judgment for the applicant and providing for an associated freezing order - whether Court should exercise discretion to make such orders - orders made in terms proposed
    Judge: Logan 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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