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GST - Challenging the Commissioner in the AAT and the Courts presentation


GST disputes with the Commissioner are on the increase. This presentation reviews the principal avenues available to taxpayers to challenge the Commissioner and clarify their GST positions. This presentation examines:

  • declaratory relief v Part IVC
  • Part IVC - Federal Court v AAT
  • The Federal Court Practice Statement - the need to be ready.

Author profile:

Christopher Sievers
Chris Sievers practises primarily in revenue law, with a particular focus on indirect taxes such as GST and stamp duty. Since being called to the Bar in 2001, Chris has developed a substantial advice practice and has appeared on behalf of taxpayers and the Revenue in numerous disputes in federal and state jurisdictions, including the High Court in Reliance Carpet and Qantas. Recently, Chris appeared for the Commissioner in Rio Tinto Services before the Federal Court and on appeal to the Full Federal Court. Current at 19 October 2016 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Chris SIEVERS.

This was presented at 2009 National GST Intensive Conference.

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GST cases update

Author(s):  Robert OLDING

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Enterprise cases and the light they shed on a GST building block

Author(s):  Jennifer BATROUNEY

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GST and insolvency: A difficult area

Author(s):  Ben KELLY

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In the action of GST

Author(s):  Lachlan R WOLFERS

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Current GST issues in financial supplies

Author(s):  Ross STITT,  Andrew BARRAH

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GST implications of business promotions, loyalty schemes and vouchers

Author(s):  Andrew ORME

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