Need help with your taxation affairs? Tax law can befuddle even the most most highly qualified and experienced professionals in the area and there are high risks to your business if there is non-compliance. We can help you navigate the maze of taxation law.
Taxation law is one of the most complicated areas of law. This is because of the volume of tax law, the incredible number of exceptions and applications within the tax law and the level of qualification and sophistication which is required from a professional adviser to accurately advice in relation to a tax matter. although taxation accountants often provide very valuable advice in relation to the way the taxation system works and the operation of your personal tax affairs, the taxation lawyer can provide specialist advice in relation to the legal aspects of tax matters especially including the way that litigation operates in relation to the Australian taxation office. For this reason, if you are involved in any form of litigation with the Australian taxation office is always advisable to obtain the services of a lawyer because a counter may not be familiar with the legal processes that operate in relation to the tax system and especially the evidential provisions of the tax will which almost always fall in favor of the Australian Taxation office.
The most common areas of taxation litigation, relates to a GST debt, and can relate to a penalty issued under the income tax administration legislation called a director a penalty notice. A director penalty notice is a very punitive measure taken by the ATO which can make a director personally liable for the tax debts of the company. If the debt is not paid, the director can be made bankrupt as a result. Other common areas of tax litigation include part foresee disputes which actually relate to the legality of the imposition of a debt rather than the payment of a debt or insolvency the taxpayer. These types of cases are extremely complicated and usually begin in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal but can be appealed to the Federal Court and eventually the High Court if necessary. If you are involved in litigation at this level, you must seek a lawyer to assist you with the matter as there is likely to be an enormous amount at stake and a lawyer is the only type of professional likely to have the necessary expertise to assist you in relation to a matter like this.
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