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Deliberately Omitting Information

Tax Offences – VIC

Welcome to the VIC Deliberately omitting information article page. Everything you need to know about Deliberately omitting information according to VIC law.

What the Law States according to VIC Law for Deliberately omitting information

According to VIC Law for the charge of Deliberately omitting information:

Taxation Administration Act 1997 – SECT 58
Deliberately omitting information

58. Deliberately omitting information

A person must not omit from a statement made to a tax officer any matter or thing without which the statement is, to the person’s knowledge, false or misleading in a material particular. Penalty: 500 penalty units in the case of a body corporate; 100 penalty units in any other case.

The Maximum Penalty – Deliberately omitting information

According to VIC Law for the charge of Deliberately omitting information:

100 penalty units
500 penalty units – in the case of a body corporate

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Deliberately omitting information

1. That the accused omitted information from a statement made to a tax officer
2. That the statement was knowingly false or misleading
3. The misleading statement was in a material particular

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Deliberately omitting information

1. Knowlegde
2. Intention
3. Factual dispute

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Deliberately omitting information

Magistrates’ Court

 

Date: 09/01/2009

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