17 Sep 2020 Cases
Davies J, 10 September 2020. The Federal Court has held that commissions and rebates paid by two casinos under agreements with junket tour operators should be taken into account in working out the casinos "global GST amounts" for the purposes of the special GST rules (in Div 126 of the GST Act) governing gambling supplies.
R Reitano (Member), 8 September 2020. The AAT has held that administrative penalties imposed on a taxpayer for failure to lodge his income tax returns should not be remitted. The taxpayer was required to lodge income tax returns for the 2011 and 2012 income tax years but failed to do so. In April 2018, the taxpayer had a telephone conversation with one of the Commissioner's staff regarding penalties issued for his failure to lodge his 2015 and 2016 returns.