David is a Partner at Small Myers Hughes and a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in taxation law who is passionate in his defence of taxpayers against unfair action from the ATO. David acts for clients throughout Australia and New Zealand in relation to navigating cross-border taxation issues. He has had great success acting for taxpayers in taxation disputes with the ATO, including running appeals in the High Court, Federal Court and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal against excessive tax assessments, and has been successful in having assessments substantially reduced • in many instances to nil. David has also taken court action to prevent the ATO from taking illegal enforcement action, including successfully overturning departure prohibition orders, obtaining private rulings and favourable objection decisions from the ATO, as well as negotiating satisfactory outcomes for taxpayers with the ATO, including reducing tax, penalties and interest and obtaining favourable payment terms.
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30 August 2017