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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 Dec 2021: Guardian AIT Pty Ltd ATF Australian Investment Trust v Commissioner of Taxation [2021] FCA 1619
    TAXATION - appeal from taxation decision under Pt IVC of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) - Commissioner made primary income tax assessment against trust - where in primary assessment Commissioner alleges reimbursement agreement pursuant to s 100A of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth) - where corporate beneficiary created to…
    Judge: Logan J
  • 17 Dec 2021: Singapore Telecom Australia Investments Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation [2021] FCA 1597
    TAXATION - transfer pricing - interest deductions - where the applicant was resident in Australia - where the applicant entered into a loan note issuance agreement (the LNIA) with a company (the subscriber) that was resident in Singapore - where the applicant and the subscriber were ultimately 100% owned by the same company - where the applicant…
    Judge: Moshinsky J
  • 16 Dec 2021: Pitman v Commissioner of Taxation [2021] FCAFC 230
    TAXATION - appeal from decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal that bankrupt applicant had no standing to extend time to seek review of Commissioner's objection decision because applicant not a person "dissatisfied" within the meaning of s 14ZZ(1) Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) - where after bankruptcy, applicant charged with four…
    Judge: Allsop CJ

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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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