Common understanding

We will publish our Dispute management plan and all of the following:

  • dispute management processes
  • other key data and analysis including statistical trends in litigation
  • updates to the Taxpayers' charter.

We will promote these products to our stakeholders including:

  • taxpayers
  • tax professionals: accountants, lawyers, tax agents, bookkeepers and BAS agents, and their professional associations
  • National Tax Liaison Group
  • ATO employees
  • external scrutineers, for example the Inspector-General of Taxation and the Ombudsman
  • courts and tribunals
  • other Commonwealth government agencies.

Update our policy

We will comprehensively review and update our Practice Statement 2007/23 on our use of dispute resolution processes.

Plain English guide

We will publish a comprehensive guide to tax dispute resolution processes in non-technical language.

    Last modified: 30 Oct 2012QC 26516