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CUB can’t shield info in brewing privilege fight with ATO
Tax 2021-02-02 5:11 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has ordered Carlton United Breweries, maker of iconic Australian beers Victoria Bitter and Carlton Draught, to hand over information to the Commissioner of Taxation […]

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ATO secures $138M settlement with Isreal Discount Bank in Binetter family tax fraud case
Tax 2021-02-01 10:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Taxation Office has reached a $138 million settlement in proceedings against Israel Discount Bank, the last remaining defendant in a long-running case over […]

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ATO can’t toss lawsuit by Melbourne migration lawyer who fled to Romania
Tax 2021-01-21 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commissioner of Taxation has failed in his bid to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a bankrupt migration lawyer who fled to Romania and owes […]

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PwC sued by Zilzie Wines for unsolicited R&D tax credit advice
Tax 2020-12-22 4:50 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Wine making family Forbes and its company, Zilzie Wines, have launched legal action against PricewaterhouseCoopers alleging the professional services firm provided it with shonky tax […]

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Judge remains concerned about conflict of interest in PWC privilege battle with tax office
Tax 2020-12-18 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Assurances that PwC can be a defendant in a privilege fight with the ATO while representing three other defendants in the proceedings and avoid a […]

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PwC’s client urged to get separate lawyers in tax office stoush over legal privilege
Tax 2020-12-07 4:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court battle between the Australian Taxation Office and PricewaterhouseCoopers over the scope of legal professional privilege claimed by one of its major clients, meat […]

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ATO loses landmark case over GST gold scam
Tax 2020-11-17 7:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has been blocked from indirectly recouping GST lost in a major tax scam by allegedly crooked gold traders with the Full […]

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Glencore largely prevails in ATO appeal over $92M tax fight
Appeals 2020-11-06 9:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining giant Glencore has mostly defeated an appeal by the Australian Taxation Office in their tax fight, and will only have to pay $2 million […]

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ATO appeals Crown victory over GST on high roller junkets
Appeals 2020-11-03 4:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Taxation Office is challenging a victory by two Crown Resorts’ casinos in a $100 million dispute over GST assessments on commissions and rebates paid […]

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ATO wins appeal in $60M tax dispute with Healius
Tax 2020-10-12 6:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Taxation Office has secured a Full Federal Court victory in its $60 million tax battle with Healius, overturning a ruling that found the […]

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