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BHP faces $125M tax bill after High Court loss
Tax March 11, 2020 2:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

BHP Billiton must pay $125 million in added taxes after the High Court struck down its appeal in a dispute with the Australian Tax Office […]

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Director’s illness no excuse to dodge employee PAYG, super payments, appeals court finds
Tax March 9, 2020 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A restaurant director will have to pay over $33,000 in unpaid tax after an appeals court found that despite a prolonged period of severe illness […]

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Former Bechtel exec wins appeal, can claim $11.8M share loss as tax deduction
Tax March 4, 2020 5:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former executive of engineering giant Bechtel will be allowed to deduct over $11.8 million in share losses from his taxable income after successfully challenging […]

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Court rejects lead applicant’s $508k bill in $19.25M Arasor class action settlement
Class Actions February 11, 2020 9:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against laser technology company Arasor will walk away with a fraction of the approximately $508,000 in legal […]

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ATO appeals ruling in $60M dispute with Healius over lump sum payments
Appeals January 15, 2020 12:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has appealed a Federal Court judgment that healthcare company Healius could recover a tax refund and associated interest estimated to be […]

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Canberra property developers suffer partial loss in GST class actions
Class Actions January 8, 2020 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The property developers behind two Canberra apartment complexes have been dealt a partial loss in two class actions against them, with a judge finding the […]

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ATO must choose words wisely in appeal of $92M Glencore tax ruling
Tax November 28, 2019 11:59 am By Hannah Gee

A judge has given the Australian Taxation Office more time to appeal a ruling that threw out a $92 million tax bill for Swiss mining […]

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Crown Resorts, ATO settle $396M dispute over botched US expansion
Tax October 17, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Crown Resorts has settled its feud with the Australian Taxation Office over a $396 million tax bill stemming from the acquisition of Las Vegas-based Cannery […]

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Jailed former E&Y exec loses challenge to restraining orders on $150M in assets
White Collar September 30, 2019 8:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Ernst & Young principal jailed for at least nine years for his role in a $135 million tax fraud has lost a challenge […]

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Coles’ $40M tax claim on evaporated fuel ‘artificial’, judge rules
Tax September 26, 2019 8:50 pm By Amelia Birnie

Supermarket giant Coles has lost an appeal over $40 million in tax credits it had claimed for fuel that evaporated or leaked from tanks at […]

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