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The Star accuses ATO of breaching settlement agreement
Tax 2021-09-15 10:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Star Entertainment Group has filed court proceedings against the Australian Taxation Office seeking to have interest charges on a tax bill cancelled, saying the […]

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PwC a ‘different beast’ to law firms when it comes to privilege, court hears
Tax 2021-09-13 10:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Assessing claims of privilege involving multidisciplinary firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers that offer legal and accounting services is “inherently awkward”, a court heard on the final day […]

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PwC partner kept on JBS brief to maintain privilege despite CFO’s unhappiness
Business of Law 2021-09-10 9:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A PwC partner who the ATO claims was assigned to work on a matter for meat processing company JBS to bring a “cloak of legal […]

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PwC partner at centre of ATO privilege spat earned less than non-lawyer assistants, court hears
Tax 2021-09-09 6:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A PwC partner who the ATO claims was assigned to work on a matter for meat processing company JBS to bring a “cloak of legal […]

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PwC client says ATO’s privilege case ‘nightmare to the rule of law’
Business of Law 2021-09-08 9:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Meat processing company and former PricewaterhouseCoopers client JBS has slammed as a “nightmare to the rule of law” a claim by the Commissioner of Taxation […]

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PwC partner was used to give ‘cloak of privilege’ to work, ATO tells court
Tax 2021-09-06 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers used one of its legally qualified partners as a “postbox” to provide a “cloak of privilege” to work conducted for meat processing […]

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Tabcorp locked in billion-dollar court battle with ATO
Tax 2021-09-03 3:02 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Tabcorp and Tatts Group have brought eight proceedings against the Australian Tax Office over more than a billion dollars in deductions for fees to gambling […]

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PwC settles Zilzie Wines lawsuit over unsolicited R&D tax advice
Financial Services 2021-09-01 5:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a Murray Darling wine making family’s lawsuit accusing PricewaterhouseCoopers of providing bad unsolicited tax advice that caused them more […]

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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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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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