INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1936 (ARCHIVE)

PART VII - PENALTY TAX  

SECTION 226G   226G   PENALTY TAX WHERE SHORTFALL CAUSED BY LACK OF REASONABLE CARE  
Subject to this Part, if:


(a) a taxpayer has a tax shortfall for a year; and


(b) the shortfall or part of it was caused by the failure of the taxpayer or of a registered tax agent to take reasonable care to comply with this Act or the regulations;

the taxpayer is liable to pay, by way of penalty, additional tax equal to 25% of the amount of the shortfall or part.


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