Tax Debt

14 June 2023

ATO Statutory Demands or Federal Court windup? Director Penalty Notice (DPN)

Have you received a Director Penalty Notice (DPN) or a Federal Court bankruptcy notice or windup because you have not paid a tax debt? If so, […]
15 November 2021
Tax Crime

How to reduce your tax penalties and/or GIC

If your tax debt includes tax penalties and/or general interest charge (GIC) you can apply for a reduction or elimination of the tax penalty and/or GIC. […]
4 August 2021

Making a deal with the ATO for your tax debt

The ATO does not 'cut a deal' with taxpayers on a commercial basis. The law doesn't allow it. But there are some parts of the law that allow for a tax debt to be reduced. This article explores these options.
2 July 2021
Tax Lawyer Tax Debts

Tax debt: Organising a payment plan

Help:  I’ve got a tax debt.  I need a Payment Plan The ATO is starting to ramp up its debt recovery actions. So if you have […]
16 March 2020

DPNs – The ATO can collect the same ‘debt’ from many people

When the ATO issues a DPN, it can continue to chase the company for the same underlying amount, and can chase multiple directors for the same underlying amounts.
28 February 2020

ATO Director Penalty Notice – Unpaid company taxes

Directors – don’t get caught being liable to pay your company’s unpaid taxes because you will be personally liable for a Director Penalty Notice (DPN).  This […]
28 February 2020

Types of Director Penalty Notices (DPNs)

There are two types of DPNs – a standard DPN, or a ‘lockdown’ DPN.
4 February 2020

All about the general interest charge

Here's everything you need to know about how the ATO's general interest charge works.
31 January 2020

What happens to a tax debt during an objection or appeal?

The ATO can continue debt collection against you, even if you are disputing the debt. Read more about its policies and whether a 50/50 arrangement is suitable for you.



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