Indirect Tax Controversy
We have seen an increase in matters that have proceeded to Court or to a Tribunal where the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) or a State Revenue Authority has been unable to agree on an appropriate outcome with a taxpayer.
We specialise in dispute resolution, negotiated outcomes, tribunal applications and litigation in relation to all State and Federal indirect taxes. We have recently acted for several clients who felt aggrieved by positions taken by State Revenue Authorities and the ATO.
Often Tax Controversy is an area best managed from the first contact with the relevant authority in order to optimise information disclosure, streamline audit processes, prepare submissions that are sustainable in the event of litigation and the careful presentation of evidence.