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PwC accused of ‘hiding behind’ legal privilege to shield Linklaters report
PricewaterhouseCoopers 2024-02-09 10:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

PricewaterhouseCoopers has been slammed for refusing to release a report by law firm Linklaters into alleged wrongdoing by international partners, with a senator saying the […]

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PepsiCo loses dispute with ATO over royalty withholding tax
Tax 2023-12-01 11:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In a victory for the ATO, a judge has found that payments made by Schweppes to PepsiCo as part of a bottling and distribution agreement, […]

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High Court won’t hear law firm partner’s fight with ATO over exit payments
Business of Law 2023-11-09 11:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined to weigh in on a dispute between a retired law firm partner and the ATO over tax on $182,000 in […]

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EY outs itself as former employer of tax practitioner facing ATO action
Tax 2023-11-01 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The practitioner accused in court of promoting tax exploitation schemes to clients was a former partner at EY who was terminated last year after allegedly […]

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Court rejects Tony Sage’s bid to uncover legal advice in tax audit
Tax 2023-10-20 2:17 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected a bid by WA businessman and former Perth Glory owner Antony Sage to uncover external legal advice provided to the tax […]

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Big four partner had ‘substantial role’ in tax avoidance schemes, ATO suit claims
Tax 2023-10-17 11:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Commissioner of Taxation is pursuing a former Big Four partner for allegedly promoting tax exploitation schemes for clients. But a fight has broken out […]

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Law firm partner takes fight with ATO over exit payment to High Court
Tax 2023-10-05 3:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A retired law firm partner has taken his battle with the ATO to the High Court, arguing he is not liable to be taxed on […]

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Son of former ATO boss jailed for at least 10 years over tax fraud scam
Tax 2023-08-22 11:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

The son of former ATO deputy commissioner Michael Cranston has been jailed for a minimum 10 years for his leading role in a $105 million […]

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Retired law firm partner loses battle with ATO over final payments
Tax 2023-07-13 4:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former law firm partner has lost his scrap with the Australian Taxation Office over exit payments he received on retirement, with a court ruling […]

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Subpoenas need only seek relevant, not case-advancing, info: appeals court
Tax 2023-06-30 4:07 pm By Sam Matthews

A self-represented litigant locked in a legal battle with the ATO and Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions has won an appeal of a decision that […]

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