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  • Dispute or object to an ATO decision

    If you disagree with a decision we have made about your tax affairs, the decision can be reviewed.

    Disputes policy
    Sets out the principles we use to manage disputes and the principles we apply when managing taxpayer complaints.

    Options for resolving disputes
    Explains how we work collaboratively with taxpayers to resolve issues quickly and efficiently.

    Object to an ATO decision
    Outlines how to object to most decisions we make about your tax and super obligations and entitlements.

    Request remission of interest or penalties
    How to request a remission to reduce or cancel interest charges or penalties on unpaid tax liabilities.

    Seek an external review of our decisions
    Explains your right to appeal some actions or decisions to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) or Federal Court.

    Our obligations as a model litigant
    How being a ‘model litigant’ is a mandatory requirement and a natural extension of our dispute resolution approaches.

    Last modified: 04 May 2023QC 44422