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Tatts takes ATO to court over deduction for $120M lotto licence
Tax 2021-06-15 11:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Tabcorp-owned Tatts Group has appealed a finding from the Commissioner of Taxation that it cannot deduct a $120 million lotto licence from it assessable income […]

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Auditors of fraudster Melissa Caddick might face class action
Class Actions 2021-06-10 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Investors who entrusted their retirement savings to deceased fraudster Melissa Caddick may launch a class action against the auditors that signed off on financial statements […]

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In victory for Glencore, High Court won’t weigh in on landmark transfer pricing ruling
Tax 2021-05-26 11:03 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has denied the ATO’s request that it weigh in on Australia’s transfer pricing regime, leaving in place a Full Court victory for […]

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Shell wins appeal over deductions from WA gas exploration project
Tax 2021-05-17 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fossil fuel giant Shell Australia has partially won a challenge to a tax office decision denying deductions claimed over an acquisition that increased the company’s […]

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ASIC gets $63M funding cut as registry shifts to ATO
ASIC 2021-05-12 4:48 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The federal government has cut the budget for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission by $62.7 million in tandem with the regulator’s corporate registry being […]

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Tatts takes ATO to court for rejecting $393M tax deduction
Tax 2021-04-26 11:47 am By Miklos Bolza

Tabcorp-owned Tatts Group has launched legal proceedings against the Australian Taxation Office seeking to set aside an “excessive” decision barring over $393 million in tax […]

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High Court to hear ATO test case over trust income disclaimers
Tax 2021-04-20 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted special leave in a test case by the Australian Taxation Office concerning the effectiveness of disclaimers by trust beneficiaries giving […]

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ATO prepared to rule out prosecuting PwC for tax offences after privilege fight
Tax 2021-04-16 2:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has told a judge it would be prepared to “give comfort” to PricewaterhouseCoopers that it will not prosecute the accounting giant […]

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Hannover Life in $12M battle with ATO over input tax credits
Tax 2021-04-15 3:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hannover Life Re of Australasia has launch a courtroom challenge to a decision by the Australian Taxation Office which rejected $12 million in input tax […]

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Bechtel challenges ATO decision that staff travel to Curtis Island LNG site not deductible
Tax 2021-04-08 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A long standing stoush over staff expenses between Bechtel and the Australian Taxation Office has made its way to the Federal Court, with the engineering […]

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