• Collaboration

    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 Australian 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.

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