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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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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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High Court refuses special leave to Healius in $60M tax refund battle
Tax 2021-03-05 5:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Health care giant Healius has lost its application to the High Court to challenge a $60 million win for the Australian Taxation Office. The High […]

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Full Court to hear CUB dispute with ATO over 1,500 tax docs
Appeals 2021-03-03 10:10 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Carlton United Breweries has appealed a ruling ordering it to hand over almost 1,500 documents to the Commissioner of Taxation relating to an audit of […]

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Clough Limited can’t claim $15M in taxes from cancellation of employee entitlements, court rules
Tax 2021-03-02 9:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Construction company Clough Limited cannot claim over $15 million paid to employees for cancellation of their shares and options as a tax deduction, with a […]

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MinterEllison bolsters tax controversy team with hire of ATO veteran
People In The News 2021-02-26 3:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Big Six law firm MinterEllison has snagged a a former deputy commissioner of the Australian Taxation Office to strengthen its tax controversy team. Mark Konza […]

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Can we please have the 2020 ATO back?
Expert Insights 2021-02-22 3:59 pm By

Although most of us will remember 2020 as a year of enormous disruption and difficulties, it likely represents the zenith of tax administration in Australia. […]

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