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High Court upholds challenge to backpacker tax
Employment 2021-11-03 4:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has found a 15 per cent ‘backpacker tax’ imposed on holders of Australian working holiday visas violates a double taxation agreement between […]

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Developer wins GST class action appeal despite misleading investors
Real Estate 2021-10-25 5:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Canberra property developer that misled investors about GST on its apartments does not have to pay compensation to the lead applicant in a class […]

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Lawsuit settled over Tradie’s ‘Aussiest undies ever’ claim
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-09-06 3:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Men’s briefs manufacturer Tradie has resolved a case brought by a rival alleging it misled consumers by claiming its underpants were the ‘Aussiest undies ever’. […]

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NAB cops $18.5M fine for failing to disclose adviser fees
Financial Services 2021-08-26 10:47 am By Cindy Cameronne

National Australia Bank has been hit with a $18.5 million fine after admitting to allegations by ASIC that it failed to adequately disclose its adviser […]

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ATO wins appeal in Crown Resorts battle over GST on high roller junkets
Tax 2021-08-20 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court has thrown out a victory by Crown Resorts in a $100 million dispute over GST assessments on commissions and rebates paid to […]

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‘Just a hope and a dream’: Judge threatens to toss ex-Linchpin director’s appeal of ASIC ban
Financial Services 2021-08-20 4:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has blasted an ex-Linchpin director’s delay in appealing a five-year disqualification ordered by ASIC and threatened to dismiss the appeal after he failed […]

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High Court won’t hear Auctus appeal over $2.3M R&D tax refund mistake
High Court 2021-08-16 10:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Auctus Resources will not be able to hang on to a $2.3 million R&D tax offset refund which the Full Court found was paid by […]

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ASIC seeks $40M penalty against NAB over inadequate fee disclosures
Financial Services 2021-06-17 3:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

National Australia Bank has admitted in court it broke the law by charging fees it was not entitled to collect, but the bank and the […]

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Bob Jane T-Marts CEO loses challenge to liquidator’s examination
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-06-23 5:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CEO of Bob Jane T-Marts has failed to halt his public examination by the liquidator of the firm Last Lap, which is currently involved […]

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ASIC’s proposed $40M fee disclosure penalty ‘manifestly excessive’, NAB tells court
Financial Services 2021-06-18 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

National Australia Bank has urged a court to impose a $15 million penalty for its five-year failure to adequately disclose its adviser fees, and has […]

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