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High Court to hear ATO test case over trust income disclaimers
Tax 2021-04-20 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted special leave in a test case by the Australian Taxation Office concerning the effectiveness of disclaimers by trust beneficiaries giving […]

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ATO prepared to rule out prosecuting PwC for tax offences after privilege fight
Tax 2021-04-16 2:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has told a judge it would be prepared to “give comfort” to PricewaterhouseCoopers that it will not prosecute the accounting giant […]

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Hannover Life in $12M battle with ATO over input tax credits
Tax 2021-04-15 3:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hannover Life Re of Australasia has launch a courtroom challenge to a decision by the Australian Taxation Office which rejected $12 million in input tax […]

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Leading tax litigator among three new partners snagged by Gadens
People In The News 2021-04-14 10:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Gadens has recruited three new partners to join the growing firm, including a tax litigation specialist who previously represented the Commissioner of Taxation in high-profile […]

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Judge cuts class action applicant’s recovery under $19.25M Arasor settlement
Class Actions 2021-04-08 2:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has cut the money owed to the lead applicant in a securities class action against the directors and auditors of laser technology company […]

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Bechtel challenges ATO decision that staff travel to Curtis Island LNG site not deductible
Tax 2021-04-08 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A long standing stoush over staff expenses between Bechtel and the Australian Taxation Office has made its way to the Federal Court, with the engineering […]

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ATO loses appeal in JobKeeper case over sole trader’s lasped ABN
Tax 2021-03-26 10:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Taxation Office has come up short in its challenge to a decision that a sole trader was eligible for Jobkeeper despite a cancelled […]

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Clough appeals tax ruling on $15M in cancellation of entitlements
Tax 2021-03-25 11:28 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Construction company Clough Limited has appealed a ruling that found it cannot claim over $15 million paid to employees for cancellation of their shares and […]

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ATO wins appeal over $2.3M Auctus R&D tax refund mistake
Tax 2021-03-23 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has successfully appealed a Federal Court decision finding it could not recover an R&D tax offset refund of around $2.3 million […]

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ATO wins High Court appeal against Travelex over mistaken $149,000 tax surplus
Tax 2021-03-10 3:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has ruled that the tax office was not obliged to refund money for tax surpluses mistakenly issued under the GST Act, in […]

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