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Liquidators can find some Plutus workers’ claims not a priority, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency September 9, 2019 2:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The liquidators of Plutus Payroll Australia, the company at the heart of a high profile $105 million tax fraud, can determine that claims made during […]

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Full Federal Court dismisses Linfox’s $45M fuel tax challenge as ‘too weak’
Tax September 5, 2019 2:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Full Federal Court has dismissed Linfox’s $45 million fuel tax credit appeal, finding the Australian logistics company’s argument was ‘too weak or uncertain’ to […]

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Glencore prevails in $92M court battle with ATO
Tax September 3, 2019 10:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Commodity trading and mining company Glencore has won a fight with the Australian Taxation Office over a $92 million tax bill related to copper purchased […]

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Lawyers breached duty to client with ‘sharply’ conflicting interests, appeals court rules
Legal Ethics August 30, 2019 9:54 pm By Amelia Birnie

A Sydney law firm has been ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation and restitution for breach of its fiduciary duties, after […]

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Plutus conspirator gets 3 years behind bars for role in $105M ATO fraud scheme
White Collar August 28, 2019 8:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Plutus Payroll general manager Joshua Kitson has been sentenced to at least three years in jail for his role in a conspiracy to defraud […]

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Plutus conspirator had ‘high level’ role in $105M tax fraud, court told
Tax August 27, 2019 1:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former senior manager of Plutus Payroll played a “high level” role in a complex scheme that defrauded the Australian Taxation Office to the tune […]

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Glencore fires another salvo to protect offshore records after High Court defeat
Tax August 21, 2019 4:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

Coal company Glencore has taken further legal steps to block the Australian Taxation Office from accessing documents related to its offshore affairs, after its bid […]

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High Court dismisses Glencore’s bid to block ATO from eyeing Paradise Papers
Appeals August 14, 2019 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Coal producer Glencore International has lost its High Court appeal to keep the Australian Taxation Office from reviewing documents related to its offshore assets, which […]

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Full Court docket stacked with class action appeals
Appeals August 8, 2019 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court is set to hear appeals in four class actions in the August sitting, giving the court a chance to address important […]

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Linfox appeals $45M fuel tax fight to Full Federal Court
Tax August 8, 2019 10:56 pm By Amelia Birnie

Australian logistics company Linfox has taken its $45 million fuel tax credit challenge to the Full Federal Court, arguing its trucks are being over-taxed on […]

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