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Lawyers breached duty to client with ‘sharply’ conflicting interests, appeals court rules
Legal Ethics 2019-08-30 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 2019-08-28 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 2019-08-27 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 2019-08-21 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 2019-08-14 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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Linfox appeals $45M fuel tax fight to Full Federal Court
Tax 2019-08-08 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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Full Court docket stacked with class action appeals
Appeals 2019-08-08 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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Moreton wins appeal over R&D tax credits for failed coal gasification project
Article 2019-07-31 3:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian coal miner Moreton Resources has won a Full Federal Court appeal over tax offsets it claims are owed over a failed pilot project testing […]

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Coles claim for $40M in refunds for lost fuel ‘completely unreal’, ATO tells court
Tax 2019-07-29 9:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A claim by Coles for $40 million in tax credits for fuel that evaporates or leaks from the 3,000 tanks at its service stations — […]

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BHP wins bid for High Court intervention in $82M fight with tax office
Tax 2019-05-15 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has agreed to take up an appeal by mining giant BHP Group Limited in its battle with the Australian Tax Office over […]

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